New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will undertake a three-day official visit to Egypt from today, during which he will co-chair a meeting of the Joint Commission with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Kamel Amr.
The Joint Commission Meeting will 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 a number of ministries and departments keeping in view New Delhi's multifaceted cooperation with Cairo. A number of 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.
In addition, Krishna will interact with the leadership of major Egyptian political parties, opinion makers and Indian community representatives.
He will also unveil a portrait of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in Cairo, as part of Tagore's 150th birth anniversary celebrations. (ANI)
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