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President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said that he was honored today with the opening of the Berenice military base, adding: “I followed the preparations of the various weapons and branches of the Egyptian armed forces.”
Al-Sisi praised, in his account on Facebook, on Wednesday evening, the “outstanding performance of our armed forces and their constant willingness to fulfill their duty to defend this homeland, long live Egypt.”
On Wednesday, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi raised the Egyptian armed forces flag on the “Bernice” military base, the largest military base on the Red Sea, marking its opening.
It also coincided with the simultaneous raising of the flag of the armed forces on the marine component of the Bernese military base.
The opening was attended by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, President of Armenia, Armen Sarkisyan, and Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman.
Parliament Speaker Dr. Ali Abdel-Aal, Prime Minister Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, First Lieutenant General Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, and a number of ministers, senior statesmen, and the armed forces, as well as a number of Egypt’s guests, were also diplomats.
President Sisi also watched a documentary on the Bernese military base, the largest military base in the Red Sea region.
The documentary came under the title “Power and Weapon”, and it was prepared by the Department of Moral Affairs.
The film dealt with a presentation of the efforts of the armed forces, and what it provides in many efforts, as well as details about the Bernice military base, where the base area is 150 thousand acres.
The film included scenes reviewing the stages of establishing and completing the base and showing pride in what the armed forces had achieved, the best armies in the world.
President Sisi inaugurated, according to Medad News today, the Bernice military base, the largest military base in the Red Sea region, and during the opening President Sisi will witness the final phase of the maneuver Qadir «،», in the presence of Saudi Foreign Minister Khalid bin Salman and Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander For the UAE Armed Forces.