Egypt: PM Appreciates Port Said Residents, Says Government Will Provide Them With Utmost Care

Prime Minister Hisham Qandil told the Egyptian television on Saturday 23/02/2013 that he is appreciating the inhabitants of Port Said, saying that the government will provide them with the utmost care. He added that he is on constant contact with representatives of Port Said in the Shura Council as well as the executive officials in the governorate topped by the governor.

Qandil said he felt a deep pain and sorrow, as an Egyptian citizen and as the prime minister, for the events happened in Port Said following the recent court ruling. He stressed that what happened is unacceptable and criminals must be punished.

The Prime Minister pointed out that there is a need to increase job opportunities in Port Said, Suez Canal cities and all cities in Egypt. Therefore, the government is working sincerely and seriously for the completion of several projects to provide job opportunities within the framework of its plan to provide 750,000 jobs by end of the current fiscal year.

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