Danish PM: Egypt is 'inspiring' in building climate change partnerships

Danish PM: Egypt is 'inspiring' in building climate change partnerships Mon, Mar. 13, 2023
CAIRO - 13 March 2023: Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen stated on Monday that Europe and Africa need to build partnerships to resolve issues such as climate change, where Egypt is an inspiring example.

In a press conference with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Frederiksen said Egypt played a leading role in terms of climate change, not only for the region but for the world, thanking Sisi for that role and the successful COP27 Egypt hosted in 2022.

Egypt is a strong country in many fields and has built strong partnerships, one of which is the partnership with Denmark, she added.

The Danish prime minister highlighted cooperation with Egypt to prevent illegal immigration and human trafficking.

Congratulating Egypt on several projects paving the way to green energy and coping with international challenges, Frederiksen said she discussed means the two countries may follow to curb climate change.

She also acknowledged the energy and food difficulties in Egypt and Africa as a result of the Russian-Ukrainian war, saying that Denmark would work to alleviate the issue.