General Murad Muwafi, the head of Egypt's General Intelligence left Cairo on Tuesday for a visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Al Ahram online reproted
During the two-day visit Muwafi will discuss developments in the region including the Syrian crisis and ways to improve cooperation between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile, US General Ronald Burgess, Defense Intelligence Agency Director has arrived in Egypt and is expected to meet with several Egyptian officials to discuss the situation in Syria. General Burgess will also hold talks about the foreign funding case in which several foreign and domestic NGO workers were being charged by Egyptian authorities for working without a government license and recieving foreign funds. The trial is still ongoing, though a travel ban was lifted earlier this month, allowing a handful of foreign workers were allowed to leave the country.