Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi sent a message of gratitude and appreciation for the Egyptian Armed Forces in recognition of their heroism in development and combat missions, a statement by the President's official Facebook page read.
"On behalf of me and every Egyptian citizens, I greatly appreciate the excellent performance of our valiant Armed Forces whose members have set the finest examples of sacrifice and heroism despite the exceedingly difficult circumstances the country has recently been through at the political, military, economic, social and moral levels", the president’s message read.
The president also took pride the armed forces' top-notch performance at “Qader 2020” military drills conducted during the inauguration of "Bernice" naval air base in Red Sea region last week.
Moreover, El-Sisi praised the forces' permanent and advanced readiness to fulfill their duty to defend their country, urging them to remain diligent in their efforts to reach the maximum level readiness and preparedness for any missions assigned to them.
The Egyptian President's message come few days after he witnessed the conclusion of Qader 2020 military drill, which comes under Egypt’s progress in the fighting spirits of the armed forces’ formations and units and ability to execute missions.