Army chief General Raheel Sharif met Egyptian leadership on Monday and discussed military to military relations, enhanced security collaboration and training exchanges between the countries.
Both sides vowed to synergise all efforts &resources to fight and eliminate terrorism.Pic with Def Min-3 pic.twitter.com/iomBfP85Op— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 25, 2016
General Raheel met Defence Minister and Chief of Staff separately after he arrived in Cairo as part of his two-day official visit to the country, said the ISPR.
Discussed Pak-Egypt mil to mil relations,enhanced def &security coop&collaboration,trg exchanges.Pic with COS-2 pic.twitter.com/B6hG9QkUhl— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 25, 2016
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Both sides vowed to synergise all efforts and resources to fight and eliminate terrorism, added the military's media wing.
Egyptian leaders expressed specific interest in benefiting from Pakistan Army's experience in all facets of fighting terrorism including countering IED [improvised explosive devices].
Egyptian ldrs expressed spec interest in benefitting from Pak Army's experience in all facets of fighting terrorism including Counter IED-4— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 25, 2016
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Earlier upon arrival at the army headquarters, the army chief was given a guard of honour by the Egyptian military.
Pakistan Army has been engaged in fighting the militants under the banner of Operation Zarb-e-Azb since June 15, 2014 to purge the country of terrorist elements and curb their resources of re-enforcement.