New Zealand Embassy Cairo, Egypt
Anzac Day 2013
Anzac Day is a significant national day of commemoration for New Zealanders and Australians. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the First World War. On 25 April 1915, the ANZAC’s waded ashore at Gallipoli and began seven months of intense combat that marked the arrival of two young nations on the world stage.
The New Zealand Ambassador to Egypt, HE Mr David Strachan warmly invites New Zealand and Australian residents, family and friends to the official Anzac Day commemorative service and wreath laying ceremony.
Date: Thursday 25 April 2013
Time: 4.45am for a 5.00am start
Place: Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery,
Nabil El-Wakkad Street, opposite El Banat (Girls') College,
Following the service, guests will be invited to the Sonesta Hotel, 3 Tayaran Street, Nasr City for breakfast. For catering purposes, please let us know if you plan to attend. Please contact the New Zealand Embassy Cairo on (202) 2461 6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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