Egypt's Sisi meets top military, security ranks on Friday

MENA , Saturday 9 Mar 2019

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meeting top officials on Friday March 9, 2018 (L) Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki (R) Egypt's army chief of staff Mohamed Farid (Photo: Courtesy of Egypt's Presidential Spokesperson)

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held a meeting with military and security top ranks after performing Friday prayers at Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi Mosque in New Cairo's Fifth Settlement district.

The meeting was held as the country is set to celebrate the Martyr's Day on March 9.

A minute of silence was observed in honor of Egypt's martyrs of police and army personnel.

El-Sisi discussed with the army and police leaders, notably the ministers of defense and interior, the latest developments at the domestic, regional and international levels.

Also, they reviewed army and police efforts within the framework of the ongoing military Operation Sinai 2018, in addition to tightening border security.

The president lauded tasks undertaken by police and army forces to preserve the country, as well as their efforts to support the pillars of stability and development across the nation.

At the end of the meeting, El-Sisi paid tribute to the martyrs' families. 

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