Interior Ministry Starts Receiving Polling Stations to Be Combed By Explosive Experts

Assistant Interior Minister Major General Abdel-Fattah Osman said Friday 23052014 that the Interior Ministry, in coordination with the Armed Forces, is ready to secure the presidential elections on May 26-27.

In statements to MENA, Osman revealed that Minister Mohamed Ibrahim held a meeting with his top aides to review a plan to secure the elections.

A number of polling stations have already been handed over to security troops to be combed by explosive disposal experts, Osman said.

The security plan is about securing polling stations and judges, securing the voting process and securing streets after the results are out, he explained.

As many as 220,000 policemen from all departments, as well as bomb experts, will contribute to the security plan, Osman noted.

Source : Egypt State Information Service