Comedian Sobhi on a humanitarian mission in west

Ahram Online, Sunday 25 Sep 2011

Egyptian actor turned activist Mohamed Sobhi to start on a humanitarian cause "A Billion Egyptian Pounds" Campaign tomorrow Monday 26 September

Mohamed Sobhi (Photo: Reuters)

Aiming at rebuilding Egypt, Egyptian actor Mohamed Sobhi will go on a- month-long mission, touring USA under his cause "A Billion Egyptian Pounds" Campaign as of Monday 26 September.

"A Billion Egyptian Pound" Campaign is to eradicate the slum districts of Egypt. Sobhi is to meet up with the Egyptian immigrants in USA and Europe to help support and fund his project, stressing that his new project is a civil act following the January 25 Revolution.

During his tours, Sobhi aims at building a bridge of communication between Egyptians living abroad and their homeland. 

For this project, Sobhi, among 11 other Arab artists, has won a prestigious award from Bahraini King Sheikh Issa bin Ali.

"A Billion Egyptian Pounds Campaign" is to serve approximately 25 million Egyptians.   

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