Ministry of Defence and Military Production

Ministry of Defence

Agency overview
Formed 1997 (1997)
Jurisdiction Government of Egypt
Agency executive

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence is the ministry responsible for the Egyptian Armed Forces organization and manages its affairs and maintains its facilities. It also handles the affairs of colleges and military recruitment, mobilization and management of veterans and military factories in Egypt. The ministry originated under the name of glasses jihadist then turned then to the ministry of war to deal with this name remained until 1980 as is its name to the department of defense. The ministry is based in Cairo.[1]

List of ministers

Minister of Defence and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Egypt
وزارة الدفاع المصرية

Coat of arms of Egypt

Flag of the Army of Egypt
Sedki Sobhi

since 26 March 2014
Ministry of Defence
Reports to President of the Republic
The Prime Minister
Formation 1882
First holder Ahmed ‘Urabi

The following is a list of ministers of Defence and Military Production of Egypt. The position was known until the 1970s as the Minister of War and Marine. They direct the Egyptian Armed Forces. Article 201 of the Egyptian Constitution of 2014 states that the Minister of Defense is the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, and shall be appointed from among its officers.[2]

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