Egypt army role praised
CAIRO, July 4, 2018 - The Chief of the Staff, Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid, on Wednesday witnessed a series of early morning training session by the Armed Forces special troops.
Following the drills, Lt. Gen Farid gave a brief speech during which he praised the officers' fighting skills and outstanding training.
He also saluted the army forces for their outstanding role combatting terrorism and maintaining the nation's security and the safety of its citizens.
Lt. Gen. Farid praised the high capabilities and efficiency of the officers and soldiers and their efforts to reach the highest levels of preparedness for any combat mission.
He called upon them to keep maintaining their notable physical and mental fitness and preparedness as well as upholding the noble and lofty military values which have for long distinguished the Egyptian Armed Forces.
Wednesday’s visit came within the framework of Lt Gen. Farid's keenness on following up on training and qualification programmes for military personnel.