During his 2nd day of his visit to Ireland، Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry planted a tree bearing Egypt's name in the Farmleigh House، a historic house holding important collections، an art gallery، a working farm، and the official Irish State guest house.
The event was attended by a number of diplomatic key figures at the foreign ministry.
This gesture is aimed to promote the values of peace، tolerance and mutual understanding among all peoples of the world and to show support for all races and cultures living in Ireland.
The Egyptian foreign minister arrived in Dublin on Sunday for a visit marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Egyptian embassy in Ireland.
The minister، Sameh Shoukry، caught up with his Irish counterpart and Tanaiste Simon Coveney on Sunday.
During his visit to Ireland، the Egyptian foreign minister will meet with President Higgins and the Ceann Comhairle، Sean O Fearghaíl T.D. He will also give a briefing at the Institute of International and European Affairs to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Egyptian Embassy in Ireland in 2018 and he will plant a tree in the “Grove of Nations” at the Farmleigh Estate.