Rana Tanveer Hussain Federal Minister for Defence Produuction held a meeting with Dr. Muhammad Said El Assar Minister for Military Production of Egypt. Rana Tanveer Hussain is on 05 visit to UAE to attend International Defence Exhibition IDEX-2017 on invitation of Defence Minister of UAE. Pakistan’s Ambassador to UAE Mr Muazzam Ahmed Khan and Commodore Arshad M. Khan Joint Secretary Foreign Collaboration Ministry of Defence Production were also present in the meeting.
During the meeting with Dr. Muhammad Said El Assar, matters of enhanced defence cooperation between the two countries came under discussion.
Other matters of bilateral importance were also discussed. Dr. Assar said that Egypt is ready to expand defence ties with Pakistan. Two sides agreed to enhance cooperation between the two brotherly countries to face contemporary challenges besetting the Islamic Ummah. They also expressed the desire for collaboration in joint production of defence equipment and showed agreement to exchange expert level delegations to work out modalities for future cooperation.