On 24th of January PM Modi warmly welcomed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to India and said that your historic visit to India as the chief guest of our Republic Day celebrations is a matter of great joy for all Indians. look forward to our discussions tomorrow.
El-Sisi was born on 19 November 1954 and has served as the sixth and current president of Egypt since 2014. Sisi served as Egypt’s deputy prime minister from 2013 to 2014, as its minister of defense from 2012 to 2013, and as its director of military intelligence from 2010 to 2012 before retiring as a general in the Egyptian military in 2014. In January 2014 he was promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.