The Philippines and Egypt
The Republic of the Philippines and the Arab Republic of Egypt celebrate 77 years of formal diplomatic relations today, March 3! The two countries established diplomatic relations on March 3, 1946.
Cairo, Egypt’s capital, holds a special place in Philippine diplomatic history, as it was the site of the very first resident Embassy of the Philippines in both the Arab world and the African continent.
There are 2,003 Filipinos in Egypt.
The distance between the Philippines and Egypt is 9,168 kilometers.
The Philippines and Egypt’s total trade is US$ 27,918,799 (2022). Egypt’s total export to the Philippines is US$ 16,293,255 (2022).
2 Philippine Presidents visited Egypt:
- President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. (1976)
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (2009)
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