Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will pay an official visit to Egypt from September 19-20, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday.
During the two-day visit, the Raksha Mantri will hold bilateral talks with Minister of Defence and Defence Production, General Mohamed Zaki, the ministry said in a release.
The two ministers will review the bilateral defence ties, explore new initiatives to intensify military-to-military engagements and focus on deepening cooperation between the defence industries of the two countries.
An MoU to provide further impetus to enhanced defence cooperation between India and Egypt will also be signed, the ministry informed, adding that the Raksha Mantri will also call on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
The visit by Rajnath Singh aims to further consolidate defence cooperation and the special friendship between India and Egypt, the release added.