ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt Tarek Mohamed Dahroug held a meeting with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Thursday and discussed the further strengthening of Pakistan-Egypt relations and the upcoming COP-27 in Egypt.
Recalling his telephonic talk with the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the prime minister appreciated the support and solidarity by Egypt in the wake of climate-induced floods which caused devastation in Pakistan.
The prime minister congratulated the Egyptian government on hosting the COP-27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif looked forward to an active participation including as Co-chair of the “High-level Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainability of Vulnerable Communities”.
Pakistan will also represent the Group of 77 and China at the COP-27.
The prime minister underscored the need for enhanced cooperation between Pakistan and Egypt in the economic field and emphasized the importance of greater engagement at leadership level, people-to-people contacts, and increased institutional linkages.
Pakistan and Egypt enjoy close and cordial ties rooted in shared values and perceptions. The two Countries closely collaborate bilaterally, as well as on regional and global issues of mutual interest.