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COAS in Egypt discusses defence ties

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CAIRO: Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday arrived in Egypt on a two-day official tour. He was given guard of honor at Army Headquarters, ARY News reported.

He was given a warm welcome at Cairo airport. He had separate meetings with chief of army staff and defence minister of Egypt.

The meetings discussed Pak-Egypt military to military relations including enhanced defence and security cooperation and collaboration with training exchanges. Both sides vowed to synergise all efforts and resources to fight and eliminate terrorism.


Egyptian leaders expressed special interest in benefiting from Pakistan Army’s experience in all facets of fighting terrorism including counter-IED efforts – which involve a comprehensive approach of countering the threat networks that employ improvised explosive devices.

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