The Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, has lauded the deep ties between Egypt and India, expressing Egypt’s eagerness to cooperate with India in the field of defense. President El Sisi and Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh discussed this during their meeting on Monday.
The Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported that Egyptian President El Sisi expressed Egypt’s desire to strengthen relations with India in the area of military and defense cooperation, as well as cultivate a partnership between the two countries, according to the spokesman.
An Indian minister emphasized Egypt’s crucial role in fighting terrorism, which reflects in the security and stability of Egypt and the entire region, according to the spokesman. It was noted by the minister that Egypt is looking forward to the exchange of expertise and enhancing military and security cooperation with his country, according to the spokesman.
As part of this meeting, the two countries discussed ways of boosting military and security cooperation between them, particularly as it relates to manufacturing, transferring and localizing technology in order to utilize the capabilities and infrastructure available in both countries to their fullest extent, according to the spokesman.