New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will be on an official visit to Egypt from March 2-4 to co-chair the sixth Meeting of the India-Egypt Joint Commission with the Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr on March 4.
The Joint Commission meeting is expected to undertake a comprehensive review of India-Egypt cooperation in the areas of trade and economy, science and technology, culture and information technology.
The Indian delegation to the joint commission includes officials from several ministries and departments keeping in view the multifaceted cooperation India has with Egypt in various sectors.
Several agreements are likely to be signed during the visit.
Krishna is scheduled to call on Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Chief of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces of Egypt.
He will also meet Dr. Nabil El Araby, Secretary General, League of Arab States.
During his visit, Krishna will interact with the leadership of major Egyptian political parties, opinion makers and Indian community representatives.
He will also unveil a portrait of Rabindranath Tagore in Cairo, as part of Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations. (ANI)
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