U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis will arrive in Islamabad on Monday to hold talks with Pakistani Political and Military Leadership.

During his stay in Pakistan U.S. Defence Secretary will hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

According to Pentagon, U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis departed on a 5-day visit to Middle East, West Africa and South Asia.

It said U.S. Defence Secretary will reach Egypt on first leg of his visit.

On final leg of his tour James Mattis will visit Kuwait.