Issue Brief on “Propelling Ahead: Developments in Pakistan- Egypt Ties”

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On June 16, 2021, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Nadeem Raza, visited Egypt for the second round of Defence and Security Talks between the two countries.[1]

On his tour, he met with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi where matters of mutual military collaboration, including security, counter-terrorism and issues pertaining to the prevailing regional environment were discussed. During the meeting, the CJCSC underlined the positive role Pakistan is playing in counteracting violent extremism as well as his country’s efforts towards regional stability and building connectivity. Here he specifically shared Pakistan’s efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan. During the course of his visit, he also had meetings with Minister of Defence and Commander-in-Chief of Egyptian Armed Forces and Chiefs of the Tri-Services General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki. [2]

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