Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said yesterday that a number of people have threatened him following his decision to reclaim state-owned land that had been illegally appropriated by private investors over the past few years.
Al-Sisi’s remarks came in a speech that he gave in Damietta to mark the opening of a number of projects in the province.
He added that he will not allow anyone, no matter who they are, to acquire state-owned land, adding that illegal appropriation of state land is considered “theft”.
Let whoever wants to challenge me regarding this issue challenge me. He will be challenging God, because I have no interest or enmity with anyone.