Egypt announces reward for any information on its missing first female mayor

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Security services in Egypt are exerting intensive efforts in the search for Nahed Lashin, thecountry’s first woman to assume the post of mayor, who disappeared after leaving her home 63 days ago.

Salah Abdul Hamid Lashin, Nahed’s brother, who belongs to the village of Kafr Hanout from the province of Sharkia in northern Egypt, said that his sister was kidnapped but refused to accuse any particular party. The family has made an offer to those who could provide any information on her disappearance and whereabouts.

Salah said in an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya that the family offered a paid Umrah trip or the equivalent of the value of the amount of 15,000 Egyptian pounds in cash, in addition to a contract of work abroad with a salary of up to 16,000 pounds to anyone who can provide information.

He added that his sister told him on the day of her disappearance that she was on her way to a hospital to perform tests and visit some patients, and asked her to wait for him. As soon as he arrived, the hospital’s administration told him his sister never showed up.

Salah pointed out that he will go to the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis on Sunday morning and make an appeal to the Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi to intensify the search for his sister.

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