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Sisi calls for providing all means necessary for successful AFCON hosting

Tuesday، 11 June 2019 - 11:46 AM
Sisi calls for providing all means necessary for successful AFCON hosting

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the authorities concerned to provide all the organizational, administrative and logistical means to ensure the success of the African Cup of Nations, which Egypt will host during the period June 21 to July 19,2019.

The president gave his directive during a meeting on Monday 10/6/2019 with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, Presidential aide for national and strategic projects Sherif Ismail, Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki, Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfiq and Minster of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi.

Sisi also called for constant coordination among the relevant authorities to make the tournament a distinguished sporting event, especially under Egypt's current presidency of the African Union (AU), Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.

The meeting tackled all preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), including security arrangements, health services and media coverage of the tournament, the spokesman added.

MENA

 


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