Egypt’s prime minister defends local banking sector
Egyptian Prime Minister Atif Ubaid recently denied the existence of corruption and fraud in the local banking sector.
Ubaid asserted that the national banking sector is highly professional and is subject to strict supervision and monitors of related financial authorities, according to Al-Hayat daily.
The Prime Minister added that Egypt’s Central Bank guarantees all funds deposited by customers in any of the nation’s 62 commercial banks. These deposits are currently valued at 280 billion Egyptian pounds ($67.4 billion). –(Mena Report)
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