Middle East Economic Survey


No 23


Arab Press Review

Reform Programs

(MEES Translation)

The following is a extract from a column entitled The Top Priority Should Be A Timeframe For The Introduction Of Democratic Reform that was written by Salah al-Din Hafiz, editor of the international edition of the Egyptian daily al-Ahram and published in the paper on 26 May.

There were no surprises for us in the way of important resolutions or definitive positions at the recent Arab summit...