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Secretary Defence holds one on one meeting with Egyptian Army Chief and Secretary

DefenceRawalpindi, April 20, 2015 (PPI-OT)Secretary Defence Lt. Gen (Retd) Muhammad Alam Khattak held one on one meeting with Egyptian Army Chief Mehmood Hegazi and Secretary Defence Egypt General Sedqi SOBHI Sayed here in Cairo today. The meetings were held on the sidelines of the 9th Military Cooperation Committee meeting held in Cairo. Pakistani delegation was headed by Secretary Defence, Lt. General (Retd) Muhammad Alam Khattak. During the meetings it was agreed that bilateral ties between Egypt and Pakistan are of significant importance. “Both sides need to expand and strengthen all aspects of bilateral relations including defence and defence production”, said Secretary Defence adding that there is a potential between the two countries to explore new avenues of mutual cooperation, close relations between the two countries base upon similarity of views on all important regional and international issues.

The meeting ended with the hope that the MCC will continue on reciprocal basis and prove beneficial in enhancing defence ties between Pakistan and Egypt.

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