Egypt’s Sisi urges Armed Forces to remain ready to protect national security

Ahram Online , Monday 18 May 2020

(Photo courtesy of the Egyptian presidency spokesman official Facebook page)

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged the leaders of the Egyptian army to be prepared to protect Egypt's national security, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

The president gave the instructions during his meeting on Monday with Minister of Defence and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mohamed Zaki, the head of the Armed Forces Operations Authority, the head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, and the commander of the Central Military Region.

According to Rady’s statement, El-Sisi was briefed during the meeting on Egypt’s security conditions and the efforts of the Armed Forces to control the borders and to pursue terrorist elements, especially in North Sinai and the western region.

The president expressed his appreciation of the efforts of the Armed Forces and the sacrifices they make for the country, Rady said.

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