Tuesday، 20 October 2015 12:00 AM
The two countries' politics share a large degree of common issues and interests, and both countries are members in the Organization for Islamic Conference and the Union for the Mediterranean, where it becomes evident that the shared cultural heritage between them has influenced the political perspectives, which often effortlessly meet eye to eye; Albania has been an important supporter of a large number of Egyptian nominations for positions within the framework of these international organizations.
Furthermore, where the political stances are different, the unique nature of the relationship has meant that there is a great deal of mutual understanding and respect for one another's positions.
On August 2nd, 2020, Albanian President "Ilir Meta" received Ambassador Mohamed Khalil, Egypt's ambassador to Albania, within the framework of bidding farewell on the occasion of the end of his mandate in Albania. During the meeting, the Albanian President expressed his sincere appreciation for the strong momentum witnessed in the bilateral relations between the two countries.
He, also, renewed the invitation to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to visit Albania. He also invited Egyptian companies to invest in Albania, as it is the gateway to the economic markets of the Western Balkans.
At the end of the meeting, the Albanian president thanked the Egyptian ambassador for his role in strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.