The activities of the Egyptian-Sudanese exercise “Guard of the South-2” were launched and took place over several days in the Arab Republic of Egypt at the Border Guard Training Fields Complex, with the participation of elements of the Egyptian Border Guards and Sudanese infantry trained in border security tasks.
Major General Imad Abdul Qadir Yamani, Commander of the Border Guard Forces, welcomed The Sudanese side and delivered a speech during which he conveyed the greetings of General Muhammad Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, and Lieutenant General Osama Askar, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, to the participating forces.
He further expressed his welcome to the Sudanese side in their second country Egypt, hoping to make the most of the exercise, which represents an addition to the Egyptian and Sudanese Border Guards with the advanced expertise possessed by the participating elements of both sides in the field of border security, Egyptian Armed Forces said in a statement.
The first phase of the exercise included holding an exhibition of weapons, devices, and equipment that are recently used in the field of border security, combating smuggling and infiltration, and achieving integration between forces and training by holding a series of theoretical lectures and practical exercises to be familiar with the combat expertise of both sides.
The exercise “South Guard-2” comes within the framework of the joint training plan of the Armed Forces with brotherly and friendly countries to exchange expertise, enhance aspects of military cooperation, and develop joint work between the Egyptian and Sudanese Armed Forces. (Egyptian Armed Forces; Photo © Egyptian Armed Forces)