A member of the National Security Committee in the Iranian Parliament, Fadahsin Maleki, revealed that there are arrangements to hold a meeting between the Iranian Presidents, Ibrahim Raisi, and the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, after the completion of the reopening of the embassies of the two countries. Today (Sunday), the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Maliki as saying: “In the near future, we will witness the opening of the embassies of Iran and Egypt, and after this procedure, a meeting will be arranged between President Ibrahim Raisi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.”
Cairo has previously expressed its appreciation for the decision to resume Saudi-Iranian relations and its hope that this will have a positive impact on Tehran’s policies. In an official statement, the Egyptian presidency described this step as important, and said it appreciated the approach taken by Saudi Arabia in this regard in order to remove tensions in relations at the regional level.
The Egyptian authorities launched a set of facilities for foreign tourists to visit their lands, including Iranians. The Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Eissa, spoke about a set of new facilitations and facilitations to obtain tourist visas for different nationalities, including Iranian ones, within the framework of the Egyptian state’s keenness to push more incoming tourist traffic to Egyptian lands.