Bilateral meeting between Deputy Defence Minister Nikolaos Hardalias and Defence Minister of Egypt – Visits at the pavillions of Greek and foreign companies at “EDEX 2021”

December 1, 2021

The Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Nikolaos Hardalias met yesterday, Tuesday 30 November 2021, with the Minister of Defence of Egypt, General Mohamed Zaki, at the Egyptian Exhibition Centre in Cairo, where the International Exhibition “EDEX 2021” is held.

At their meeting, which took place in a very cordial atmosphere, matters of bilateral cooperation were discussed, and ways for further enhancement in the fields of defence and security were explored. Moreover, an overview was made, on regional and international developments, and their repercussions in the broader areas of the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

In the context of the Exhibition, he also met with the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Egypt, Lieutenant General Osama Roshdy Askar.

Afterwards, the Deputy Minister of National Defence visited the pavillions of Greek and foreign companies, discussed with their representatives, and was briefed on their cutting-edge products.