By Sarah Saad
Egypt’s Defence Minister Mohamed Zaki has attended the discussion of the main research of the Commanders and Staff College, the thesis of which was the combat readiness of the Armed Forces in light of the technological development of various means of conflict and modern combat doctrines.
The study comes within the framework of the Armed Forces’ research activities plan.
Chief of Staff Osama Askar, heads of the main branches, and a number of commanders and officers of the Armed Forces attended the discussion.
Major General Ahmed Mahmoud Safi El-Din, Director of the College of Command and Staff, gave a speech in which he thanked the General Command of the Armed Forces for providing all aspects of support to develop military thinking and upgrade the scientific preparation and qualification programs for officers studying at the college, thereby enabling them to carry out future tasks in the best way.
A group of strategic experts and researchers from the College of Commanders and Staff participated in the preparation of the research. The research concluded with the presentation of a number of proposals and recommendations that enhance the readiness and combat efficiency of the formations and units of the Armed Forces.
At the end of the research discussion, Minister Zaki conveyed the greetings and appreciation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, to the attendees.
He also thanked the college’s teaching staff for their efforts in preparing the research.
In his remarks, the Defence Minister stressed the importance of keeping pace with the rapid developments in the techniques of preparation and realistic training of combatants and maximizing the benefit from available capabilities and capabilities.
Such an effort, Gen. Zaki noted, enhances the readiness and combat preparedness of the Armed Forces in light of the current challenges and guarantees the implementation of the tasks and responsibilities entrusted to them in consolidation of the foundations of Egyptian national security on all levels.