ISLAMABAD: Minister of Defence and Military Production of Egypt Commander-in-Chief General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on President Dr Arif Alvi.
The president said that Pakistan attached utmost importance to its fraternal relations with Egypt and wanted to further expand the ties in different areas of mutual interest.
He informed the delegation about the potential of defence industry of Pakistan and emphasised the need to undertake joint ventures in the area of defence production.
President Alvi highlighted the measures taken by Pakistan against the war on terror. He stated that Pakistan was proud of its security forces which bravely stamped out the menace terrorism from the country.
He also informed the delegation about the human rights violations being committed by Indian security forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). He mentioned that the entire population of held Kashmir was under siege and the Indian security forces had unleashed a reign of terror and oppression against all minorities particularly Muslims.
He urged the international community to play its role for the implementation of the UN Security Council’s resolution on Kashmir.
The Egyptian dignitary said that both Pakistan and Egypt were brotherly Muslim countries and should further expand ties in various areas of mutual interest. He underscored the need for unity among Muslim countries to meet the challenges being faced by them.