Egyptian First Lady Entissar Amer marked the 70th anniversary of the 23 July 1952 Revolution, saying that people and army presented the “ideal model of determination” on that day.
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli issued a decision designating Saturday 23 July as a paid holiday for civil servants as well as for employees at the private and public business sectors.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree to pardon a number of prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha and the 70th anniversary of the 1952 Revolution.
In cables, both Saudi leaders wished President Sisi constant good health and happiness and the Government and people of the Republic of Egypt steady progress and prosperity.
Presidential pardons are customary to national and religious occasions. According to article 155 of the constitution, the president is allowed to issue pardons only after a final ruling is issued.
Egypt’s First Lady Entissar Amer on Thursday congratulated the Egyptian people on the 1952 Revolution, which abolished the monarchy, saying it “constitutes a defining moment in the history of Egypt.”
“Abdel Nasser was a patriot who extremely loved his nation … and his Arab World.”
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday greeted the people on the 68th anniversary of the July 23 revolution led by a group of military officers initially to overthrow King Farouk.
July 23rd marks the 67th anniversary of the 1952 Revolution.
Ministry of Interior allows “exceptional prison visits” for the families of prisoners in commemoration of the anniversary of 1952 revolution.