ISLAMABAD- Egypt’s Defence Minister General Sedki Sobhi Sayed today held a meeting with COAS General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters to discuss the Yemen conflict. According to ISPR, General Sobhi also visited Joint Staff Headquarters at Chaklala and met Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood.

The meetings were held to discuss military cooperation between the armed forces and matters of regional security were discussed.

General Sobhi is also expected to meet Defence Minister Khawaja Asif. It’s worth mentioning that Egypt, an important Saudi ally, hosted an Arab summit on March 29, where the formation of a unified military force to counter security threats was announced.