Combat Squads to Secure New Canal Inauguration

The Ministry of Interior is gearing up to secure the historic celebrations of the New Suez Canal, set for tomorrow, in the presence of a host of political leaders and world figures.

The ministry said that as many as 10,000 police troops and 230 combat squads and central security forces are taking part in the security plan of the New Suez Canal.

This plan has already been into effect since the beginning of July. It includes large-scale security campaigns in the canal governorates of Suez, Port Said and Ismailia as well as all along the Suez Canal navigation route.

The outlined plan also provided imposing security measures, taken in coordination with the Armed Forces, in the surroundings of the vital installations all over the country, including the compound of the parliament, electricity and water stations, the Central Bank of Egypt, the Media Production City and all police and security facilities.

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