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Lawyers syndicate launches apolitical campaign to 'rebuild' Egypt

Unrelated to Muslim Brotherhood campaign of same name, syndicate initiative aims to resolve chronic unemployment, illiteracy in Egypt

Ahram Online, Monday 27 May 2013
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The Egyptian Lawyers Syndicate's freedoms committee on Monday launched its 'Let's build Egypt together' initiative, aimed at resolving chronic unemployment, illiteracy and sanitation problems, according to Al-Ahram's Arabic-language news website.

"The campaign will be implemented by the prime minister," committee member Tareq Ibrahim was quoted as saying. "It's a national initiative owned and financed by the people."

According to Ibrahim, Egypt's young people will be asked to run the campaign, which, he explained, "aims to benefit Egypt and the Egyptian people far from politics and power struggles."

Members of the syndicate's freedoms committee stated that the initiative would seek the participation and endorsement of all Egyptian political parties, media, professional syndicates, universities, trade unions and farmers' associations.

Ibrahim went on to say that a press conference would soon be held to announce the campaign's launch.

He also stressed that there was no relationship between the initiative and the Muslim Brotherhood's 'Let's build Egypt' campaign.

Last winter, the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party launched a campaign dubbed 'Together let's build Egypt,' which called on the citizenry to plant trees and clean up the streets.

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