On Monday evening, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced the abolition of the state of emergency in the country.
In a post on his Facebook page, Sisi said: “I am happy that we share with each other that moment that we have always sought with struggle and hard work. Thanks to its great people and loyal men, Egypt has become an oasis of security and stability in the region.”
“Hence, I decided, for the first time in years, to cancel the extension of the state of emergency throughout the country,” he added.
Sisi stressed that this decision, which the Egyptian people have been the real maker over the past years, with its sincere and sincere participation in all development and construction efforts.
He continued, “When I announce this decision, I remember with all honor and appreciation our heroic martyrs, without whom we would not have reached security and stability.”
He concluded the post by saying: “Together, we move steadily towards building the new republic, with the help and support of God.. Long live Egypt.. Long live Egypt.. Long live Egypt.”
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi imposed a state of emergency for the first time in April 2017, after two bombings in two churches killed and wounded dozens of people. Since then, he has extended the state of emergency 17 times, an average of once every three months, the last of which was on July 12.