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CJCSC General Nadeem Raza, Egyptian president discuss military cooperation

CJCSC General Nadeem Raza, Egyptian president discuss military cooperation
June 15, 2021

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza, who is on official visit to Egypt, called on Egypt President General Abdel Fattah Elsisi (retd).

According to a press release issued by the ISPR on Tuesday, matters of bilateral military cooperation including security, counter-terrorism and prevailing regional environment were discussed during the meetings.

The Egyptian president conveyed his feelings of high esteem for Pakistan armed forces and said that he valued brotherly relations between both the countries. The Chairman JCSC also reiterated that Pakistan is keen to expand its existing bilateral military to military cooperation with Egypt. The dignitaries lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged their sacrifices in fight against terrorism.

Meanwhile, Chairman JCSC General Nadeem Raza also had separate meetings with General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki, Minister of Defence and Commander-in-Chief of Egyptian Armed Forces and Chiefs of the Tri-Services.

The Chairman JCSC led the 2nd Round of Defence and Security Talks. He highlighted the positive role of Pakistan in countering violent extremism, regional stability, connectivity and its impact on the region and beyond.

He also shared Pakistan’s contributions and efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan. Earlier on arrival at Ministry of Defence, the Chairman JCSC was presented guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of the Egyptian Armed Forces.