11 April 2014

Egypt: Ministers, Governors Urged to Be Impartial Toward All Presidential Runners

Photo: Emad Ahmed/Aswat Masriya
The headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood was torched during last year's protests.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab issued directives to all ministers, governors and executive officials at the government to be impartial toward all the presidential runners and not to take any stances which include bias toward any party.

During a Cabinet meeting on Thursday 10/04/2014, Mahlab said that the government stands at an equal distance from all candidates in order to hold the elections with full transparency and integrity under judicial supervision.

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