5 July 2012

Egypt: Morsy Discusses With Tantawi, Anan Means of Supporting Armed Forces

Within the framework his interest in supporting the Armed Forces, President Mohamed Morsy Wednesday 4/7/2012 received field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Minister of Defense, the Commander-in-Chief and Chief of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and Lt. General Samy Anan, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces and the deputy SCAF chief.

Acting Presidential Spokesman Dr. Yasser Ali said the meeting, held at the presidential palace in Helioplis, addressed a number of topics of interest to the Armed Forces and arrangements for the two ceremonies which will be attended by the president today in Alexandria on occasion the graduating of two batches of the Naval Academy and the Air Defense Academy.

Ali said President Morsy will confer medals of the Military Duty, second class on the first graduates, in appreciation of their excellence and performance during the years of study.

The two ceremonies will include military parades and shows by the new graduates. The two ceremonies will be attended by a number of minister, high ranking officers of the Armed Forces and graduates families.

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