MB Chairman and Delegation Visit Erdogan
A high profile delegation from the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) visited Turkey’s PM Ragab Tayyip Erdogan at his Cairo residence Wednesday. Delegation was headed by MB Chairman Dr. Mohamed Badie, former Chairman Mahdy Akef, Deputy Chairmen Gomaa Amin, and Eng. Khairat Al-Shater
Media spokesman for the group, Dr. Mahmoud Ghozlan, described the meeting as friendly with mutual feelings of respect and appreciation. The MB delegation congratulated Erdogan for his party’s victory in recent Turkey’s parliamentary elections, and expressed gratitude for Turkey’s stance regarding Israel’s attack against the Freedom Flotilla and its efforts to end the Gaza siege.
“The MB called on both Turky and Egypt to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation in different fields, and to benefit from Turkey’s experience to help Egypt’s economy by encouraging investments in the country,” Ghozlan said.
Erdogan in turn expressed his appreciation to the MB delegation, stressing his optimistism about Egypt’s future after the revolution and the prospects of democracy, in addition to the transition of power to a civilly elected body.
During his visit, Turkish PM signed several trade agreements with Egypt Tuesday. His delegation consisted of over 100 Turkish businessmen to meet and discuss methods to enhance investment in Egypt in an attempt to develop Egypt, politically, economically and educationally.
“I foresee a promising future for Egypt. It is an important and valued element in the region. Its history has repeatedly proven so”, he ascertained.