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Army Chief meets Egyptian President

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi on Tuesday in Cairo.

Regional security situation and prevalent issues besides emerging security challenges were discussed during the meeting, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt Gen Asim Bajwa tweeted.

The Egyptian President acknowledged Pakistan Army’s successes in fighting terrorism and Pakistan’s efforts for regional stability. The COAS emphasised the need for the world and Muslim Ummah to unite in fighting the menace of terrorism.

Earlier, the COAS had visited Egyptian Special Forces in training and witnessed their activities and exercises. He appreciated their skills and capabilities. Later, he met Sheikh-ul-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb in Al-Azhar University, who appreciated Pakistan’s efforts towards eliminating terrorism.

The COAS emphasised the need to harness Muslim youth towards enlightenment, technological advancement, moderation and harmony.

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