FILE- Egypt's Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi - Press Photo
CAIRO - 31 May 2018: Egypt’s Ministry of Defence held an Iftar ceremony for military personnel on Thursday on the 45th anniversary of 10th of Ramadan victory (aka also known as the 1973 Arab–Israeli War).
Minister of Defense Sedki Sobhi gave a speech at the ceremony, praising the military generals, officers, soldiers for their sacrifices. He also sent them President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s greetings on the Ramadan war victory.
He also thanked the Egyptian air forces for their role in protecting the country borders from terrorism threats.
Sobhi met with members from the Rapid Deployment Forces and the Central Military Region, discussing the efforts exerted to secure internal affairs and their role in the 2018 Sinai military operation launched against terrorist groups in the country since February 9.
Officials from the Armed Forces Engineering Authority participated in the Iftar. Sobhi praised the authority’s construction works that contribute to the development of the country.
“Armed Forces will spare no effort to participate in the development projects to secure decent livings for citizens,” he said.