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Monday, 12 February 2018

If the military carries out national projects, private companies should later be brought in to manage them

If the military carries out national projects, private companies should manage them, Abbas El Tarabily says in a column penned for Al Masry Al Youm. El Tarabily concedes that relying on the Armed Forces to build roads, bridges and “national projects” comes naturally in Egypt due to the institution’s reliability, but urges the state to consider enlisting private companies’ help in management. He argues that this division of labor is the optimal path to ensure these projects don’t meet the same fate of mismanaged public companies that are now drowning in losses.

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