Egypt s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi speaks during the discussion with commanders of the Egyptian Armed Forces on Friday 11 March, 2022. Photo courtesy of Egyptian Army spokesman Facebook page.
According to the Egyptian Armed Forces Spokesperson, the meeting was held after the president performed prayers with Egyptian Armed Forces commanders at El-Moushir Tantawy Mosque in New Cairo on the occasion of Martyr’s Day, which falls on March 9.
The president was accompanied at the prayers by Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki, the Armed Forces Chief-of-staff Osama Askar, Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik, and a group of Armed Forces commanders and senior state officials.
El-Sisi stressed in the meeting with the army commanders that the recent achievements in Egypt would not have been possible without the sacrifices of the martyrs.
He also praised the efforts of the Armed Forces in carrying out their tasks efficiently and competently in all strategic directions of the country.
The Egyptian people always stand behind the armed forces and the civilian police to defend the security of the nation and safeguard its sanctities, the president said.