Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will pay an official visit to Egypt from 19 to 20 September.
The visit aims to consolidate defence cooperation and the special friendship between India and Egypt, according to the Ministry of Defence.
During the visit, Singh will hold bilateral talks with the defence and production minister, General Mohamed Zaki.
Both sides will review the bilateral defence ties, explore new initiatives to intensify military-to-military engagements and focus on deepening cooperation between the two countries defence industries.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) will also be signed between the two countries to enhance defence cooperation between India and Egypt. Later, Singh will also meet Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
Defence cooperation between the two sides has been flourishing. The training of Egyptian pilots by Indian Air Force pilots, and a joint venture to manufacture the Helwan-300 (Kahira) jet fighter are some highlights of defence ties.