Hazza bin Zayed attends October anniversary celebrations in Egypt

WAM CAIRO, 6th October, 2013 (WAM)–H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, has attended the 40th October victory anniversary celebrations at Air Defence.

Sheikh Hazza conveyed the regards and congratulations of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to the Egyptian leadership and people on the October victory anniversary.

He is accompanied by Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative to Arab League, Mohammed bin Nakhaira Al Dhahiri and a number of senior army officers.

Sheikh Hazza met during the celebrations Interim President of Egypt Adli Mansour, Egyptian Prime Minister Dr Hazem Al Beblawi and General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, First Deputy Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defence and Military Production of Egypt.

He expressed his pleasure to attend such a national and historic occasion, which has become a source of inspiration and pride. Sheikh Hazza reiterated the support of UAE to Egypt in this critical juncture in history. He noted that the event is an opportunity to praise the Egyptian armed forces, being a genuine safety valve for Egypt, citing the army’s siding with people of Egypt.