- DemocracyReform Issues
- March 13, 2011
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NDP Secretary General Announces Cleansing of NDP Corrupt Party
The National Democratic Party’s new secretary general has issued a statement asserting that the party has initiated a “cleansing” campaign aimed at ousting all members involved in cases of corruption.
According to Mohamed Ragab, a list containing over 20 names of members proved to be involved in corruption cases, has been assembled and the party has scheduled a conference to take place next month in order to choose the party’s new president.
He added that high on the party’s priority list is the immediate dismissal of what he described as the corrupt members stressing that their removal will be a great asset to the party.
Corrupt members to be eliminated from the party include former ministers, officials and businessmen namely:
The NDP’s former Secretary for Organizational Affairs Ahmed Ezz,
Former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly
Former Minister of Agriculture Amin Abaza
Former Minister of Housing Ahmed al-Maghrabi
Former Minister of Trade and Industry Rashid Mohamed Rashid
Former Minister of Tourism Zoheir Garana
Former Minister of Transport Mohamed Mansour
Former Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy
Former Minister of Information Anas al-Fiqi
Former Minister of Finance Yousef Boutros-Ghali
Former Minister of Housing Mohammad Ibrahim Suleiman
Former head of Egyptian State TV Osama al-Sheikh
Businessman including Hisham Talat Mustafa
Businessman Mohamed Abul Enein.
According to sources Ragab confirmed that Safwat al-Sherif, Zakaria Azmy, Mufid Shehab, Gamal Mubarak, and Ali al-Din Hilal have handed in their resignations which were immediately accepted. To date the party’s chairman post has been vacant since Mubarak’s resignation.