Egypt candidates vow to tackle economic woes

Economy battered by hefty debts, rising unemployment and fleeing investors will be the new president's top challenges.

    Abbdel Fattah El-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahi, the two candidates in Monday's presidential election, are both promising to make the dire state of Egypt's economy their top priority

    The country's political turmoil has worsened the unemployment situation, raised inflation and stunted growth.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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