- The defence minister of Egypt. We discussed a variety of ways to further our bilateral defence interactions, "On Tuesday, Singh tweeted.
- Rajnath Singh also met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. During their conversation, the two leaders discussed bilateral military cooperation
During his three-day trip to Egypt from September 18 to 20, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the two countries’ defence cooperation. The defence minister described his trip as “very fruitful” and expressed confidence that the MoU on defence cooperation that the two countries signed would elevate the Indo-Egyptian alliance to “historic heights.”
“Just got back from a very fruitful trip to Egypt. I am grateful to President H.E. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and my counterpart General (Mohamed) Zaki for their cordial welcome and insightful conversations. I have faith that the MoU on Defense Cooperation will elevate our relationship to new heights “Wednesday saw his tweets. Rajnath Singh also posted a few pictures of him saying goodbye to host country officials.
Just concluded a highly productive visit to Egypt. I thank the President H.E. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and my counterpart General Zaki for warm hospitality & wide-ranging discussions.
I am confident that the MoU on Defence Cooperation will take our partnership to historic heights. pic.twitter.com/xnvhrfTJBE
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 21, 2022
Had an excellent meeting with Egypt’s Defence Minister, General Mohamed Zaki in Cairo. We had wide-ranging discussions on several initiatives to further expand bilateral Defence engagements. Signing of the MoU on Defence Cooperation adds new impetus and synergy to our relations. pic.twitter.com/NmlUOu9OmJ
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 20, 2022
In connection with the visit, India and Egypt agreed to strengthen joint exercises and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance their bilateral defence cooperation. General Mohamed Zaki, Rajnath Singh’s Egyptian counterpart, and he had extensive conversations. “I had a wonderful meeting in Cairo with General Mohamed Zaki, the defence minister of Egypt. We discussed a variety of ways to further our bilateral defence interactions, “On Tuesday, Singh tweeted.
The Defence Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that during their meeting, the two sides discussed ways to further bolster defence ties and came to an agreement to improve the conduct of joint exercises and the exchange of troops for training, particularly in the sphere of counter-insurgency. Singh’s tweet from Tuesday, “Signing of the MoU on Defence Cooperation provides additional impetus and synergy to our relations.”
On Monday, Rajnath Singh also met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. During their conversation, the two leaders discussed bilateral military cooperation, with El-Sisi highlighting the importance of sharing knowledge and best practises between the two nations in order to combat the threat of terrorism.