Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to review bilateral defence ties with his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Cairo on a two-day official visit to Egypt. Central Military Zone Commander Major General Tarik Hamed Elshazly received Mr Singh at the Al Maza Air Base in Cairo. During the visit, Mr Singh will hold bilateral talks with Minister of Defence and Defence Production, General Mohamed Zaki.

The two Ministers will review the bilateral defence ties, explore new initiatives to intensify military-to-military engagements and focus on deepening cooperation between the defence industries of the two countries. An MoU to provide further impetus to enhanced defence cooperation between India and Egypt will also be signed. Mr Singh will also call on the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.