DUSHANBE, July 8, 2011, Asia-Plus -- Deputy Foreign Minister, Nizomiddin Zohidov, yesterday met here with Dr. Alaa El-Hadidi, Egypt’s Assistant Foreign Minister for Cultural Affairs also Ambassador of Egypt to Tajikistan, according to the Tajik MFA information department.

The sides discussed state and prospects of further expansion of bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation between Tajikistan and Egypt.

Nizomiddin Zohidov and Dr. Alaa El-Hadidi, in particular, considered a number of issues related to cultural, economic and educational cooperation between the two countries, the source said.