Chief of Staff of Egypt’s Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid inspecting the units of the Southern Military Region (photo courtesy of Armed Forces Spokesperson)
Chief of Staff of Egypt’s Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid on Saturday checked on measures taken to promote the combat efficiency of one of the units of the Southern Military Region to assess its readiness to safeguard Egypt's borders.
Farid was posted on a report on the combat efficiency of the unit, including its technical and administrative conditions after it was upgraded.
The inspection is meant to assess the security situation and follow up on the progress in the assigned plans and tasks.
Farid met with a number of army commanders, officers, NCOs and soldiers, and conveyed to them greetings of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Defense and Military Production Minister Mohamed Zaki for the efforts they are exerting and sacrifices they are making to uproot smuggling, infiltration and illegal immigration, in addition to safeguarding the country's southern borders against any aggression.
Farid paid tribute to the Armed Forces for their high combat readiness, their ability to carry out their duties with full dedication and strength to maintain security and stability in the country.