(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon this afternoon (Thursday), 24 June, 2004, telephoned Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and wished him a full and speedy recovery, and good health.

Prime Minister Sharon also thanked Egyptian President Mubarak for Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleiman’s successful visit to Israel.

Egyptian President Mubarak warmly thanked Prime Minister Sharon for the telephone call.