Egypt army show interest to learn from Pak Army in counter terror role

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RAWALPINDI: (APP) Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday reached Cairo on a two-day official visit.

According to Tweet message by Director General ISPR, Lt. Gen Asim Bajwa, COAS was presented guard of honour at the Egyptian Army Headquarters.

He held separate meetings with Chief of Staff and Defence Minister.

During the meetings they discussed Pakistan and Egypt military to military relations, enhanced defence and security cooperation and collaboration besides training exchanges.

Both sides vowed to synergize all efforts and resources to fight and eliminate terrorism.

The Egyptian leaders expressed special interest in benefiting from Pakistan Army's experience in all facets of fighting terrorism including Counter IED.