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‘To build it’ campaign holds first conference in U.S

CAIRO –13 November 2017: The Egyptian community in U.S held on Sunday the first conference to support and participate in the Egyptian public campaign “To Build It" demanding that Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi runs for a second term.
"To build it" campaign launches activities in the US
Deputy of Foreign Affairs Committee in the parliament, Ghada Ajami, said that the campaign is extending in Italy, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia and other world countries to introduce Egyptians abroad to the achievements of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in different fields since he came to power.
"To build it" campaign launches activities in the US
Presidential elections are approaching, as they are set to be held in May. However, no single potential candidate announced s/he would run for office.
The main reasons behind supporting Sisi for another term boil down to the continuation of the mega projects, development of the country’s infrastructure, preservation of the national security, enhancement of education systems and counterterrorism.
"To build it" campaign launches activities in the US
The campaign succeeded in collecting a large amount of signatures from public figures, politicians and parliamentarians, who constitute a big portion of the campaign members; totaling up to hundreds.
"To build it" campaign launches activities in the US
Sisi is the sixth president of Egypt. He assumed office in June 2014 after the June 30 revolution, which toppled former President Mohamed Morsi who is affiliated with the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood.