ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday said Pakistan attached great importance to close cordial and fraternal relations with Egypt and was keen to further strengthen the political, economic and trade relations between the two countries.
He was talking to Ambassador of Egypt to Pakistan Ahmed Fadel Yakoub who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
Ambassador Yakoub conveyed felicitation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to President Dr Arif Alvi on assuming the office.
The president emphasized that bilateral relations between the two countries were rooted in shared faith and heritage.
He hoped that Ambassador Yakoub would continue to play his positive role toward further strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.