Mint Press News

The online news organisation Mint Press News has carried an exclusive interview with Shafik Gabr about his East West initiative.

The website says that Mr Gabr is bringing a philanthropic mission to the United States in an effort to build bridges between East and West.

In the interview, he says, “One of the most important things I have paid attention to as an individual and as a businessman is the need to create links between Egypt and the U.S. I always believed the U.S. would benefit from closer relations with Egypt and vice versa.”

“I had a number of initiatives I have done over the years in that domain. But now with so many things happening in my part of the world, my sense is I should take that further, so I’m establishing a foundation in the United States, and the focus of that foundation is going to be to create an East-West dialogue."

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