Egyptians Exempted From Military To Perform Community Service

Egyptians Exempted From Military To Perform Community Service


Egypt’s social solidarity minister issued on Tuesday a decision to assign all nationals who are exempted from military service to perform community service starting October.

The decision will apply to both men and women who graduated university or higher technological institutes in April 2015.

Military service is compulsory in Egypt to all males who are within the age group 18-35, have no younger brothers and are both mentally and physically fit.

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