UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the occasion July 23rd Revolution anniversary.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar messages to the Egyptian President.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah also congratulated President Sisi on the same occasion.
They wished President Sisi continued good health and the Egyptian people further progress and prosperity.
The UAE leaders further expressed wishes that historic and deep-rooted relations between the two sisterly countries would see more progress and development.
Similar cables were sent to president Sisi by Kuwait’s Crown Prince Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah and the country’s Prime Minister Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah.
Revolution Day refers to the public holiday in Egypt on 23 July، the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 which led to the declaration of the modern republic of Egypt، ending the period of the Kingdom of Egypt.
Annual celebrations marking the Revolution begin on the preceding evening، as the evening of 22 July 1952 was when the Free Officers Movement led by Muhammad Naguib and Gamal Abdel Nasser commenced the Revolution، and ultimately led to the abdication of King Farouk (the penultimate King of Egypt and Sudan).
It is noteworthy that President Sisi attended yesterday the graduation ceremony of military academies’ cadets at the headquarters of the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo.