Khartoum - Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf will hold military discussions with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Ahmed Zaki in Cairo.
Ibn Ouf has arrived in Cairo to participate in the first international exhibition EDEX 2018 (Egypt Defense Expo) which was inaugurated on Monday.
He is also expected to meet President Abdel-Fatah Al-Sisi on the sidelines of the exhibition. He would also meet with a number of participating companies to discuss ways of cooperation on military industry.
According to EDEX 2018 organizers, a total of 373 Egyptian and foreign companies from 41 countries will take part in the event.
During a visit of the Egyptian Defence Minister to Khartoum last month, the two sides agreed to establish joint border protection force to combat terrorism and cross-border crimes.
The two countries also agreed to build strategic partnerships on military cooperation and reached understandings to strengthen security and intelligence cooperation.