29 June 2022 02:57 PM

Defense minister back home after official visit to DR Congo

Friday، 27 May 2022 - 07:15 PM

Minister of Defense and Military Production General Mohamed Zaki returned home on Friday following his official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the head of a high-ranking military delegation.

During the visit, Zaki met with his Congolese counterpart Gilbert Kabanda Kurhenga and discussed a number of issues of joint interest in the different military fields.

Zaki said he is very proud of bilateral ties binding Egypt and DR Congo and underlined the importance of maintaining coordination and joint action along with boosting cooperation and support in the military fields to achieve joint interests.

In turn, the Congolese minister said Egypt and DR Congo share viewpoints regarding all issues that aim at developing cooperation vistas between the armed forces in the two countries.

The two sides signed a protocol of cooperation in the defense sphere.

Zaki also met with Congolese Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde and had talks with him on regional conditions, trans-border security challenges and issues affecting national security in both countries.

MENA

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