Egyptian Green Party
|The Egyptian Greens|
|Chairman||Dr. Abdul Moneim Al-A'sar|
|Politics of Egypt
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The Green Party of Egypt (Hizb Al-khodr) is a Green political party in Egypt. The party presses for protection and promotion of the ecological system and optimal use of resources. It also calls for drawing up solutions to the problems of poverty, underdevelopment, and challenges the disadvantages of globalism and capitalism, following the global trend of many traditional green parties now embracing eco-socialism.
It was founded by former diplomat Hassan Ragab in 1990, experienced a hiatus in 1995, and was revived in 1998.
After the 25th of January revolution in Egypt the party was reforming to effectively and positively contribute in a democratic atmosphere, the party was adopting several issues especially concerning sustainable development and environmental issues in Egypt. The party is a member of the Global Greens and the African Greens
The party platform calls for:
- Promotion of the ecological system.
- Rendering social justice to the citizens.
- Striking a balance between incomes and prices.
- Resorting to religion as a main guideline to solving daily problems.
- Adoption of free market policies as Egypt's main economic system.
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