Egypt’s FM Shoukry meets with Pakistan’s president

Ahram Online , Tuesday 22 Mar 2022

Pakistani President Aref Alvi said on Tuesday that he looks forward to a visit by his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to Pakistan soon in a meeting with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Islamabad, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

Shoukry and Alvi
Egypt s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in his meeting with Pakistan s President Aref Alvi in Islamabad on Tuesday. (Photo : Egyptian Foreign Ministry)

Shoukry delivered President El-Sisi’s regards to President Alvi, according to the Egyptian foreign ministry.

During the meeting, Alvi and Shoukry discussed the bilateral relations between Egypt and Pakistan, where the Egyptian foreign minister expressed the necessity to keep the current momentum of the relations between the two countries.

Shoukry added that it is important to continue boosting political consultation and continuing coordination, whether on the bilateral level or at international forums about issues of common interest.

Earlier, Shoukry met with officials including Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, where Shoukry expressed hopes that this visit will be an opportunity to push forward bilateral relations between Egypt and Pakistan.

Shoukry is in Pakistan to attend the 48th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation convened in Islamabad.

Pakistan is the fourth and last stop for Shoukry in his Asian tour that started on Sunday 13 March, where he visited MalaysiaSingapore, and Indonesia.

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