Egypt's Foreign Minister, Mohammed Hassan El Zayyat left Rome on Wednesday (7 March) en route to New Delhi from Cairo.
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Background: Egypt's Foreign Minister, Mohammed Hassan El Zayyat left Rome on Wednesday (7 March) en route to New Delhi from Cairo.
While he was in Rome, Dr. Zayyat was the guest of Italian Foreign Minister Guiseppe Medici at a lunch during which they discussed the Middle East.
Dr. Zayyat was on his way to six nations of Asia to explain Egypt's views on the latest developments in the Middle East crisis.
He'll visit India, China, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Other Egyptian officials have recently visited various world capitals in other diplomatic mission.
Dr. Zayyat is due back in Cairo on March 25.
SYNOPSIS: The Foreign Minister of Egypt, Mohammed Hassan El Zayyat flew out of Rome on Wednesday on his way to six Asian nations. Dr. Zayyat will explain to national leaders Egypt's views on the latest developments in the crisis in the Middle East. He'll visit India, China, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq and Syria.
Dr. Zayyat's first port of call is India. While he's there, he's expected to meet Indian planning officials and sign an agreement on cultural and technical exchanges. He is due back in Cairo on the 26th of March.