French President Emile MacRon will meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday as part of his official visit to France from October 23 to 25, the French presidency said Thursday.
According to the French presidency, the two presidents will meet on a working lunch in their first meeting to address issues of mutual interest, including regional crises, counter-terrorism and human rights issues to which France attaches particular importance.
The meeting will also discuss bilateral issues and means of enhancing relations in the fields of culture and education, the French presidency said.
On June 5, President al-Sisi received French Minister of the Armed Forces Silvie Gulard to discuss military and security cooperation between the two countries.
President Sisi's upcoming visit to France is the third since he took office in 2014.