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Pro-government voices call for cancellation of Egyptian megaprojects

The Egyptian government is said to be seeking to halt huge construction works across the nation, citing the economic crisis and the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian war.
Egypt capital

CAIRO — On May 9, the Egyptian parliament held a plenary session in a bid to suspend national megaprojects due to the economic crisis plaguing the country.

During the session, MP Mustafa Bakri, who is seen as pro-regime, said, “People should be the priority, especially amid the social tension and the suffering of citizens.”

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