Egypt unveils $4.9B stimulus package

File - An Egyptian street vendor displays goods for sale next to a posters of Egypt's Defense Minister, Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and Arabic that reads, "Egypt is the mother of the world and will be as big as the entire world," hung on a tree in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 11, 2014, on page 5.




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