Salah Hassab-Allah، the parliament spokesperson، praised on Monday the great efforts exerted by the Ministry of the Interior under the leadership of Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Tawfiq، Minister of the Interior، to combat all types of crimes and terrorism. On the occasion of the 67th anniversary of Police National Day، Hassab-Allah added that men، hawks and members of police deserve all the greetings، respect and appreciation from the Egyptian people. They have succeeded efficiently in providing security، safety and stability for Egyptians so they deserve the Support of President Abd Al Fattah Al Sisi and the Egyptian people. Noteworthy، On 25 January 1952، Egypt’s police fought a heroic battle against the British occupation in Ismailiya City، overlooking the west bank of the Suez Canal.
The British occupation، which was present in Egypt from 1882 until 1956، issued a warning to the Egyptian forces to evacuate the area، so they can take full control of the Canal، but the police forces stood their grounds.
Fifty police personal were killed، and over 80 were injured.