Major-General Abbas Kamel took the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the new Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (GIS) on Thursday - Press photo/Presidency Major-General Abbas Kamel took the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the new Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (GIS) on Thursday - Press photo/Presidency

Abbas Kamel sworn-in as new Intelligence Chief

Thu, Jun. 28, 2018
CAIRO - 28 June 2018: Major-General Abbas Kamel took the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the new Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (GIS) on Thursday.

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Major-General Abbas Kamel took the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the new Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (GIS) on Thursday - Press photo/Presidency

Nasser Fahmy also took the oath as deputy intelligence chief, spokesperson of Egyptian presidency Basam Radi said in official statement released Thursday.


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Nasser Fahmy takes the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the new Deputy Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate (GIS) on June 28, 2018- Press photo/Presidency

Following the swearing-in ceremony, Sisi met with the newly appointed intelligence chief and his deputy, according to Radi's statement.

"The president stressed on the necessity to continue intelligence’s efforts to protect Egypt’s security against all dangers surrounding it, praising their efforts to preserve the national security among the region’s instability," Radi said.
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President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi meeting with the newly appointed intelligence chief and his deputy on June 28, 2018/Presidency
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