President Abdel Fattah El Sisi performed Friday prayer in Al-Musheer (Field Marshal) Mosque in the 5th District to mark the anniversary of 10th of Ramadan victory.
Secretary General of the Islamic Research Academy Mohie Eddeen Afifi, delivered Friday’s sermon in which he hailed the victories of the Egyptian army in the 1973 war.
He said that the victory came to prove the outstanding ability of the Armed Forces to overcome difficulties. Afifi added that the Egyptian people took the war decision to restore their dignity.
He added that Prophet Muhammad of Islam hailed the Egyptian army as the best soldiers on earth. Afifi said the Egyptian army has always been the defender of the State and the nation.
The Armed Forces are sparing no effort to preserve security and achieve comprehensive development nationwide, he added.
The prayer was also performed by Minister of Defense and Military Production Colonel General Sedki Sobhi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lt. General Mahmoud Hegazy, Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayeb, Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam and Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa along with several other ministers and senior officials.