FILE - President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi
CAIRO - 12 March 2020: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi offered his condolences for the death of old lady who donated her gold earring to Long Live Egypt fund to support her country’s economy.
“I express my deep mourning for the death Mrs. Zainab Mustafa, who passed away on this blessed day. This virtuous lady is a great example of patriotism […] and loyalty to her country when she donated her gold earring to the Long Live Egypt fund,” President Sisi tweeted on Friday.
President Sisi added that she was the best example for Egyptian women who sacrifice the most precious thing they have for the sake of their homeland.
The elderly lady passed on Friday at the age of 97 at her hometown in Mansoura city, Dakahlia governorate (Egypt’s Delta).
In 2014, the lady had donated her gold earring, which was the only precious thing she had, to the fund in a way to help her country’s economy recover.
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