PM Shehbaz, Egyptian President discuss matters of mutual interest

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif received a call from the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and discussed matters of mutual interest.

President Sisi offered condolences to the people of Pakistan over the loss of precious lives and devastation caused by climate-induced torrential monsoon rains and floods in Pakistan.

The Egyptian president announced relief assistance from Egypt for the flood affectees in Pakistan.

The prime minister while thanking the President for his call at this difficult hour appreciated the strong expression of support and solidarity by the Egyptian government.

Shehbaz Sharif apprised the Egyptian President about the loss of lives, infrastructure, livelihood and crops owing to the devastation caused by the floods.

The two leaders also exchanged views on important developments in the region.

The prime minister also assured the Egyptian President of Pakistan’s support to the Egyptian Presidency of COP-27 for a successful conference.

Meanwhile, the two leaders agreed to strengthen cooperation in diverse fields and continue close collaboration on all issues of mutual interest.