Jan 13 2013
Invited by the Egyptian President, H.E Dr. Mohamed Morsi, the President of the European Council Mr. Herman Van Rompuy visited Egypt during the period from January 13th to January 15th. Mr. Van Rompuy held several meetings with many of Egypt`s key leaders on top of them the Egyptian President H.E Dr. Mohamed Morsi, His Holiness Pope Tawodros II at Abbaseya Cathedral, Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed El Tayeb, and H.E Dr. Nabil Elaraby Secretary General of the League of Arab States.
Moreover, Mr. Van Rompuy had a tour to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Giza Pyramids accompanied by Mr. Hisham Zaazou the Egyptian Minister of Tourism.
Mr.Van Rompuy commented after meeting the President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi “It is a great pleasure to be here in Cairo: this vibrant city with such a long history and a promising future. Let me start by conveying my warm thanks to you, Mr. President, for your invitation, and by thanking you for the very good exchange we just had”