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mohammad-morsiEgyptian President Mohamed Morsi arrived in Islamabad on Monday on the invitation of President Asif Ali Zardari.

Morsi, who will be leading a high-powered delegation, is the first civilian, democratically and freely elected president of Egypt to visit Pakistan.

The last Egyptian president to pay a bilateral visit to Pakistan was the late Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1960s.

The engagements of the Egyptian leader would include a one-on-one meeting with President Zardari, followed by delegation-level talks and a banquet hosted by his Pakistani counterpart.

The two leaders are expected to hold extensive discussions on all areas of bilateral relations, including regional and international issues of mutual interest. They would also be signing a number of agreements.

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