The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sissi is on a presidential visit to Jordan to discuss bilateral relations with the King of Jordan, King Abdullah II.

Over the years the two countries have sustained mutual relations.

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi was received at Amman’s Marka military airport on Monday, where he was greeted by Jordan’s King Abdullah II.

Accompanying the Egyptian president includes; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Head of General Intelligence and the Commander of the Republican Guards.

An official reception ceremony was held for the Egyptian president at the military airport.

At Basman Palace, the two leaders discussed ways to continue strengthening bilateral cooperation in various fields, including mechanisms to expand tripartite Jordanian-Egyptian-Iraqi cooperation.

And their joint aspiration to continue building on what has been accomplished in the previous three summits, a Royal Court statement said.

President El-Sissi and King Abdullah also discussed regional developments, including the Palestinian peace process.

King Abdullah emphasized on the importance to achieve a just and comprehensive peace based on a two-state solution, which guarantees the establishment of an independent, sovereign and a viable Palestinian state on the 4 June 1967 lines, with East Jerusalem as its capital, the statement added.