17 January 2013

Egypt: Moussa Asks Govt to Take Real Action for Reform

Head of the Conference Party Amr Moussa urged Egypt's cabinet and authorities to take real measures for reform while admitting the accumulation of problems as a result of the heavy legacy of neglect and corruption.

Over the past two days, a number of railway and road accidents as well as building collapses left around 50 people dead.

In a statement the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Thursday, Moussa said that the solution is a compulsory inspection of all buildings especially those built under the past two decades' municipalities he described as corrupt.

On Egypt's railways, Moussa demanded remaking the whole system, not just patching it up, by recruiting international experts.

Moussa extended his condolences to the families of Wednesday's accidents in Alexandria, Ard al-Lewa, and Upper Egypt.

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