ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of Egypt Tarek Mohamed Dahrough called on Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Monday.
Talking to the envoy, the minister said that Pakistan and Egypt enjoy cordial historical and traditional ties.
Khawaja Asif said that 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, he added.
The federal minister said that a futuristic vision and joint cooperation will further strengthen bilateral ties. He said that both Countries can put their strengths together and work for joint ventures and cooperation.
The minister expressed satisfaction on the conduct of 13th Pak-Egypt MCC meeting held from May 14-17, 2022 in Egypt and emphasize the need to capitalize on the momentum.
The defence minister 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 minister for his good wishes and conveyed his government’ commitment to work closely with Pakistan in all matters of mutual interest including defense.