Pakistan shares close ties with Egypt: President Alvi


ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attaches great importance to close cordial and fraternal relations with Egypt and is also keen to further strengthen the political, economic and trade relations between the two countries.

The president said this while talking to Ambassador of Egypt to Pakistan Ahmed Fadel Yakoub who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Thursday.

Ambassadors Yakoub conveyed felicitation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to President Dr Alvi on assuming the office.

The president emphasised that bilateral relations between the two countries are rooted in shared faith and heritage.

He hoped that Ambassador Yakoub will continue to play his positive role toward further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.