Press Release for meeting of the Prime Minister of Pakistan with the President of Egypt

May 31, 2019

Makkah-al-Mukarramah the 31st May, 2019  
 

Press Release for meeting of the Prime Minister of Pakistan with the President of Egypt
 

Prime Minister Imran Khan had a bilateral meeting with the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El- Sisi, on the sidelines of the 14th Islamic Summit in Makkah-al-Mukarramah today.
 
The meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere. The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest, and the issues being faced by the Muslim world.
 
Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted the fact that Pakistan and Egypt are two important countries of the Muslim world, having a key role to play on issues relating to the Ummah. It was agreed to stay in contact and closely consult with each other.
 
In the bilateral context, the two leaders agreed to increase the frequency of political exchanges, hold the meeting of Joint Ministerial Commission at an early date, and take steps to enhance bilateral trade and economic ties.
 
The two leaders also exchanged views on the regional security situation. The need to exercise caution and resolve issues peacefully was emphasized.  
 
Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated the invitation to President of Egypt for visiting Pakistan. The two sides agreed that such high level exchanges would steer the relationship towards the comprehensive upgradation that both countries desired.