Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi lauded on Thursday the distinguished relations binding Egypt and Togo, saying that Egypt fully supports development efforts in the African country.
El-Sisi made the remarks during a meeting with Togolese National Assembly speaker Yawa Tzegan in the presence of Egyptian parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal and some members of Togolese parliament.
Presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said that El-Sisi expressed hopes to develop relations with Togo in all domains and increase trade exchange.
El-Sisi said that Egypt supports development efforts in Togo through organising cadre rehabilitation courses and boosting the national plan for development.
The president underlined the important role played by African parliaments in boosting democracy and the foundations of political pluralism.
The Togolese official lauded the economic progress in Egypt, saying that Egypt under El-Sisi has succeeded in achieving security and stability.
She expressed appreciation for all assistance offered by Egypt to Togo.
The spokesman said talks tackled boosting bilateral relations, especially in the parliamentary domain.