Kh Asif, Egyptian ambassador discuss matters of mutual interest including defence

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Mr.Tarek Mohamed Dahrough, Ambassador of Egypt, called on Minister for Defence, Khawaja Muhammad Asif at his office, Islamabad today.

Federal Minister said that Pakistan and Egypt enjoy cordial historical and traditional ties. There exists greater confidence and mutual trust in their bilateral relations. Especially the military relations between the two countries have been remarkable over the years and have not been affected by political changes and successive regime change.

The Federal Minister said futuristic vision and joint cooperation will further strengthen bilateral ties. Federal Minister stated that both countries can put their strengths together and work for joint ventures and cooperation. He expressed satisfaction on the conduct of 13th Pak-Egypt MCC meeting held from 14-17 May 2022 in Egypt, emphasize the need to capitalize on the momentum.

The Minister for Defence noted with satisfaction that the relations between Egypt and Pakistan have a great potential to grow in all fields, as both countries have common strategic interests and face the same challenges and share the same aspiration for peace prosperity and development. The visiting dignitary thanked the honorable Minister for his good wishes and conveyed his government’ commitment to work closely with Pakistan in all matters of mutual interest including defense