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Egyptians Wonder if Sissi Can Heal Egypt's Economic Woesi
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Heather Murdock
June 02, 2014 6:55 PM
During his campaign, Egypt's president-elect Abdel Fattah el-Sissi promised to heal the nation's ailing economy. And, while many Egyptians have high hopes for newfound safety and prosperity, Sissi has called on Egyptians to make sacrifices and warned it will take years to reform the economy. But after three years of upheaval and no clear economic program, how much sacrifice can they take? Heather Murdock has more for VOA from Cairo.

Egyptians Wonder if Sissi Can Heal Egypt's Economic Woes

Heather Murdock

Published June 02, 2014

During his campaign, Egypt's president-elect Abdel Fattah el-Sissi promised to heal the nation's ailing economy. And, while many Egyptians have high hopes for newfound safety and prosperity, Sissi has called on Egyptians to make sacrifices and warned it will take years to reform the economy. But after three years of upheaval and no clear economic program, how much sacrifice can they take? Heather Murdock has more for VOA from Cairo.


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