US First Lady Melania Trump thanked President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his spouse Entissar El Sisi for hosting her in Egypt. “I want to thank President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and First Lady Entissar Amer for hosting me in Egypt,” said US First Lady Melania Trump.
“It was a nice opportunity to see the pyramids in person, which are truly a historical treasure. We must always do our best to preserve such important historical sites, and I was so pleased to learn of the work that USAID has done to help with preservation efforts at the base of the Sphinx,” a statement by the US Embassy in Cairo quoted her as saying.
Mrs. Trump arrived in Cairo on Saturday morning and was welcomed at the airport by Mrs. Entissar El Sisi. She then headed to the Ittihadiya Palace where President Sisi and his spouse met her. Later, she visited the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
Source: Egyptian Gazette
Date: 7 October 2018