President Sisi orders supporting Egyptian athletes
Saturday، 07 December 2019 - 04:03 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday 07/12/2019 hailed achievements attained by the Egyptian athletes and their contribution to promoting the country's status in the regional and international sport arenas.
Expressing Egypt's pride in the athletes who represent a model to follow, President Sisi ordered providing them with all services and support needed to enable them to make further sport achievements.
The President made the remarks during his meeting at Itthadiya Palace with U23 national football team, the Squash team, the national Karate team, as well as the Paralympic team and their coaching staffs who made recent major achievements.
During the meeting, the president honored the national teams and awarded them the order of sports.
The honoring ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhy along with other senior officials.
The athletes said that they are proud of this honor which they said reflects the president's appreciation and care he provides to the prominent sports players in Egypt, presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady said.