Ahmed Mohammed Ali

Ahmed Mohammed Ali
Media Adviser to the Egyptian President
Assumed office
1 July 2014
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
Preceded by Ahmed el-Moslmani
1st Spokesperson for the Egyptian Armed Forces
In office
8 September 2012 – 1 July 2014
President Muhammed Morsi

Adly Mansour

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Hesham Qandil

Hazem Al Beblawi

Ibrahim Mahlab
Preceded by Vacant
Succeeded by Mohamed Samir
Personal details
Born (1972-11-19)19 November 1972
Cairo
Military service
Allegiance  Egypt
Branch/service Egyptian Army
Years of service 1 July 1991-July 2014
Rank EgyColonel.png Colonel
Unit Infantry
Battles/wars Sinai insurgency

Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Ali (Arabic: العقيد أحمد محمد علي; also known as Ahmed Ali; born: 19 November 1972) is the media adviser to the Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the ex spokesperson of the Egyptian Army.[1] He was appointed first Army Sopkesman on the backdrop of the deposition of president Mohamed Morsi, and his official Army Spokesman Facebook page exceeded 2,000,000 followers at the time,[1][2] and the Egyptian media kept a close and attentive watch of the statuses published by the army, often resulting in army related articles and reports.[1]

Ali finished his studies at Egypt's military college in 1991. Afterwards he served in the Egyptian army's infantry corps, where he held various positions, including regiment commander. He then assumed a position with the military college's teaching facility, as well as that of the army's general command and officer's school.[1]

Qualifications

Orders, decorations and medals

  • Military Duty Decoration, Second Third.
  • Military Duty Decoration, Second Class.
  • Military Duty Decoration, First Class.
  • Longevity & Exemplary Medal.
  • Silver Jubilee of October War Medal.
  • Golden Jubilee of the 23rd of July Revolution.
  • Silver Jubilee of The Liberation Of Sinai Medal.
  • Brunei General Service Medal.png Brunei Medal from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
  • 25 January Revolution Medal.

References

  1. ^ a b c d Roi Kais (13 August 2013). "Egyptian army's spokesperson garners Facebook 'likes'". Yediot Ahronot. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. ^ Official facebook page


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