Smart or ridiculous? Bread-rationing smartcard to be introduced to Egypt next week
He added that the ministry would make also smartcards available for the citizens, which would allow them to save points to be used in exchange for other commodities, such as milk, yoghurt, lentils and beans Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy announced that the government's smartcard subsidy system for bread would be implemented in Port Said starting ... (more)
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#1 Apr 7, 2014
Great idea as it's only fair for the Egyptian people in need to provide subsidies for goods in need. For to long the system has been abused and people buy breads subsidised by the government to feed there animals, haram. Which leaves to country severely in deads, the same with the petrol, do people need a 4000cc ingene with petrol gazlers, encourage people to buy small size engine cars. Why should the government subsidise petrol for the people who don't care about others? Egypt needs to get out of the crisis with drastic measures, to be able to move forwards. All hummer drivers and big 8 cylinder drivers can afford a big car, so they can pay for petrol the real price!!!
I love big cars but there is no need for them be honest, the car brings you from a to b. Given the amount of wreck less drivers and the state of the roads in Egypt, leaves no room for mistakes. A cut in subsidies will bring Egypt forward on the right path to be independent from the western world, a burden we all should be able to help with.
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