Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy on Saturday hailed the Armed Forces for supporting the internal front.
Hanafy said the coming period requires more cooperation among all powers in the country.
He was speaking during a meeting on the latest developments of a social economic development council that was launched in January in Alexandria.
The council was launched by a number of NGOs with the cooperation of the Armed Forces.
The minister said the council is a national initiative that can be a cornerstone for several development projects.