COAS Raheel Sharif discusses regional security with Egypt President

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COAS Raheel Sharif discusses regional security with Egypt President

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

Regional security situation and prevalent besides emerging security challenges were discussed during the meeting, Director General ISPR Lt. Gen Asim Bajwa stated in a Tweet here.

The Egyptian President acknowledged Pakistan Army's successes in fighting terrorism and Pakistan's efforts for regional stability.

The COAS emphasised need for the world and Muslim Ummah to unite in fighting the menace of terrorism.

Earlier, the COAS visited Egyptian special forces in training and witnessed their activities and exercise.

He appreciated their skills and capabilities.

Later, the COAS met Sheikh-ul-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb in Al-Azhar University, who appreciated Pakistan's efforts towards eliminating terrorism.

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