Egypt’s president and a top-ranking Pakistani army official met in Egypt capital Cairo have met to discuss security and military cooperation between the two countries.
According to a statement by the Egyptian presidency, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Pakistani Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Gen. Nadeem Raza discussed “strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries in a number of fields, particularly the security and military fields.”
They also discussed developments across the Middle East and agreed to coordinate to preserve regional peace and combat terrorism.
The Pakistani general arrived in Cairo for an official visit on Sunday.
On May 26, the Pakistani and Egyptian air forces held their first joint military exercise, Sky Guardians 1, in Egypt.