Army opens foodstuff outlets in Suez, Sinai to counter price hikes

The Armed Forces’ Third Field Army announced Monday that it had opened outlets selling foodstuff in Suez and South Sinai to make up for inordinate price hikes caused by traders.

The army’s leader, Major General Osama Askar, said the move is for the benefit of low-income citizens and assured that all products sold inside army outlets are made according to international standards and have been approved by the Ministry of Health.

Edited translation from MENA