copy Excellent Adventures in Egypt

Enter here to share Joni's adventures living and working in Cairo courtesy of the U.S. Fulbright cultural exchange program. Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and test of our civilization. - Mahatma Ghandi

10/28/2004

There is need for investment in the housing stock. A survey taken by the Agha Khan Trust indicates that people are willing to invest in their homes, but government policies discourage investment. Many buildings encroach on historic monuments, and the governate and Supreme Council of Antiquities have standing edicts to demolish such encroachments. Of course, they don't but the fear of demolition discourages investment. The Trust is taking on this issue as well. Posted by Hello

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