Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi likely to be chief guest for Republic Day celebrations

This would be the first time that an Egyptian president would be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations.

New Delhi: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is likely to be the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations here next year.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is learnt to have extended the formal invitation to el-Sisi during an official visit to Cairo last month.

This would be the first time that an Egyptian president would be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations.

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