Egypt Independent

Deputy Russian PM arrives in Cairo



Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich arrived in Cairo Monday evening on a two-day visit to Cairo where he will meet a number of officials to prepare for the visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to Egypt.

Diplomatic sources that received the Russian official at the airport said Dvorkovich is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb to discuss economic cooperation and prepare for Putin's visit.

Dvorkovich arrived on a private jet to Cairo. Investment Minister Ashraf Salman received him at the airport.

Edited translation from MENA