President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is attending the graduation ceremony of students from military colleges and institutes at the Military Academy in Cairo.
Graduates from the Military Academy, the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy, the Military Technical College, the Air Defence Academy, and the Technical Institute for Military Forces are taking part in the event.
Minister of Defence Mohamed Zaki, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, former interim-president Adly Mansour, heads of main branches of the armed forces, as well as a number of ministers and state officials are attending the ceremony.
During the ceremony, students of the military academies presented tactical drills to showcase their fighting skills.
They also stood in a formation in the shape of the number 47, to mark the 47th anniversary of Egypt s victory against Israel in the 6 October war.