On August 3, 2012 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Ukraine Yasser Mohammed Atef Abdel Qader on the occasion of completion of his mission in Ukraine.
During the meeting, the Minister praised the contribution of the Egyptian diplomat into the development of Ukrainian-Egyptian relations in political, economic and humanitarian sphere.
The Minister also expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation between Ukraine and Egypt in view of recent major domestic reforms in Egypt.
For his part, the Ambassador of Egypt emphasized the continuity of the position of his country's leadership concerning the importance of further deepening of relations with Ukraine in areas of mutual interest.
At the end of the meeting Kostyantyn Gryshchenko wished the Egyptian diplomat every success in his future diplomatic duties.