The Egyptian Brain Drain

Egyptian Streets

As the crisis in Egypt continues to deteriorate, well-educated Egyptians flee the country like never before. Economist Ahmed Harraz says he does not want to hold his Egyptian citizenship anymore.

By Alice Tegle, correspondent, EgyptianStreets.com

“While it is true my country needs me, it is also true that the big majority of the population is fighting against the young, well-educated and ambitious generation that is trying to make a change and take the country forward,” says Ahmed Harraz, a 29 year old economist from the upscale suburb of Maadi in Cairo.

Eager to leave the troubles of his own country behind, Harraz is searching for employment in Bahrain’s banking sector and has already commenced the process of changing citizenship to a Bahraini one.

Like a stranger

“ By making the everyday life quite crazy in how impolite and naive and uncivilized they are, Egypt’s ignorant population makes me feel like…

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