Egypt's ruling party denies officials flee as protests continue

14:03, January 28, 2011      

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Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Secretary-General Safwat el-Sherif denied on Thursday that some officials had fled the country as nationwide protests went on for a third day.

The rumors aimed at affecting Egypt's investment climate, el- Sherif said at a press conference, adding that the NDP protects the nation and that the people's demands are a top priority.

There have been rumors on the Internet that some Egyptian officials have fled abroad after the protests broke out across Egypt on Tuesday.

Source: Xinhua

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