- August 16, 2008
MP Abul-Fotouh: Selling Free Pilgrimage Visas Is a Scandal For Egypt’s Gov’t
Brotherhood MP Saber Abul-Fotouh said it”s scandal and an indication of the economic failure of the government to sell 10,000 pilgrimage visas offered for free to
In a statement to MB Bloc’s website, he said that the decision is similar to other decisions made by the Minister of Finance, which only add to the suffering of the Egyptian people, like the recent Traffic Law.
He added that the levying policy of the government indicate that it has no clear vision to cover the budget deficit, and that the economic failure of the businessmen cabinet became its key feature.
“Citizens Against Price Hikes” has filed a complaint to the Prosecutor General accusing Nazif and Garana of trading in pilgrimage visas.
During the last five years,