Armed forces securing polling stations in 2019 referendum - Amr Mostafa/Egypt Today
CAIRO - 21 April 2019: Military Spokesman Tamer El Refai said Saturday that the plan of Armed Forces aimed to provide security for 10,878 polling stations during the referendum on the constitutional amendments nationwide.
He detailed in a statement that the plan has been implemented in full coordination and cooperation with the Ministry of Interior under directive of Minister of Defense.
El Refai said police and military personnel were deployed to provide security inside and outside the polling stations and sub-committees.
He added that the armed forces have taken all security and medical measures and arrangements to facilitate the voting process, which lasts until Monday.