Sisi attends inauguration ceremony of Southern Fleet
Friday، 06 January 2017 - 12:00 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday 05/01/2017 attended a ceremony marking the inauguration of the Southern Fleet in the Red Sea governorate.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Defense Minister Sedky Sobhy attended the ceremony along with several ministers and top officials.
Navy Commander Ahmed Khaled said Egypt has become the first State in the Middle East to have two top notch plane carriers. He referred to two Mistral-class Helicopter Carriers which Egypt got from France over the past months.
Saeed noted that the navy underwent all-out development since Sisi took the helm.
Chief of Staff of the second naval brigade Colonel Hossam Mohamed Hussein posted president Sisi on the progress realized so far in honing the skills of the naval forces.