The Egyptian army chief of staff, Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid, arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on an official visit on Saturday, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Army’s Spokesperson Tamer El Refaie.
“The chief of staff left Cairo this morning to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on an official visit,” Refaie said.
Farid was received upon his arrival by Lt. Gen. Muhammad Othman Al-Hussein, Chief of Staff of the Sudanese Armed Forces, where an official reception ceremony and a parade of the honor guard were held.
Moreover, the national anthem of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Sudan were played.
During the visit, Farid is expected to hold many important meetings in terms of military and security cooperation, and to coordinate efforts between the armed forces of both countries in many fields.