India, Egypt sign agreement on maritime transport

New Delhi: India and Egypt on Friday signed an agreement on maritime transport following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. "Stepping up co-operation on the seas. Agreement on Maritime Transport b/w India and Egypt," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Sisi arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit to India at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee. This is the first presidential visit to Egypt from India since the visit of then President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.