Political, Agreements, Economy, Diaspora and Current Scenario

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Political

India and Egypt enjoyed an exceptionally close relationship during the Nehru-Nasser era, and signed a Friendship Treaty in 1955.

Agreements

  • The Partnership Agreement (2006).

  • Agreement on the establishment of the Joint Commission (1983)

  • Cooperation in trade , Technical coop, space, health and medicine.

Economy

  • $3b trade

  • India has a total investment of approximately USD 2.5 billion in about 45 projects. In 2007

Diaspora

At present, the Indian community in Egypt numbers about 3000, most of whom are concentrated in Cairo.

Current Scenario

  • Supreme council of Armed Forces

  • No coherent opposition

  • Elections by end of the year

  • Clashes: Salafists and Coptic Christians

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