CAIRO: Armed Forces’ official spokesperson Ahmed Ali announced the information published by different media about the Armed Forces discovering a substance that can pave unpaved roads in a very short time and that many foreign countries tried to buy the discovery is false.
He also said people who made such announcements are people who have no official position in the Armed Forces, Ali said. The Armed Forces are keen to announce any discovery that can benefit the public audience and will announce that through its authorized bodies to deal with the media.
Ali ordered the media to seek accuracy regarding the Armed Forces because cases like this are directly related to Egypt’s national security.
Security expert Mohamed Ibrahim had announced in a phone call to ‘Cairo 360’ TV show host Osama Kamal that this substance discovery can be used to reclaim land and pave the earth. He also said that the Egyptian intelligence will closely follow up on any inventions announced by the media and newspapers to choose what is true and is not for the sake of national security.
Originally published in Youm7.