Defense min. attends honoring ceremony of retired commanders

Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki witnessed on Tuesday 12/3/2019 the honoring ceremony of a number of commanders who had served in the Armed Forces and retired on January, 2019.

The oldest Armed Forces commander who was honored during the ceremony asserted that Egypt’s Armed Forces have always represented a school of nationalism and a field of sacrifice for the sake of Egypt.

The defense minister awarded the retired commanders the Order of the Republic of the second class that was approved by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in recognition of the retired commanders’ efforts and dedication to their national duty while serving in Egypt’s Armed Forces.

The ceremony was attended by Army Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid along with a number of the Armed Forces top brass and their families.

Source: State Information Service Egypt