Egypt economy heading in 'right direction'

Egypt struggles to rebuild its economy in the face of political challenges.

    As thousands take to the streets to protest against the new government on the second anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, Al Jazeera's Stephen Cole spoke to Prime Minister Hesham Qandil at the World Economic forum in Davos.

    Qandil said that Egypt is united behind the the parliament, President Mohamed Morsi and the new constitution.

    "The people have said what they wanted to say and we have to listen to them," said Qandil.

    The prime minister also said that Egypt's "home-grown" economic reform programme will put the country's economy on the path to recovery.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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