Defense Minister visits military post in Quneitra

Quneitra, SANA – Upon Directives from President Bashar al-Assad, Deputy Commander in Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Fahd Jassem al-Freij visited a military post in Quneitra countryside on occasion of Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Accompanied by officers from the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces, the Minister met the army personnel at the military post, relaying to them greetings from President al-Assad and commending them for their high morale.

Field commanders briefed al-Freij on the steps taken to maintain high readiness, and he in turn provided them with directives.

The Minister also visited a military hospital and checked up on injured army personnel, wishing them a swift recovery and commending them for their bravery in fighting terrorists.

Also on occasion of Eid al-Fitr, commanders of military divisions visited martyrs’ cemeteries and monuments to pay their respects, in addition to visiting injured army personnel in military hospitals.

Hazem Sabbagh