Egyptian official recalls emergency planning during unrest

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Hatem Ibrahim, general manager of the risk management department at the Central Bank of Egypt, on June 14 explained the institution's role during the social unrest that rocked the country in 2011.

Speaking at the OpRisk Europe event in London, Ibrahim said: "A solid banking sector is key," and described how the central bank fought to maintain stability in the sector. Managing foreign reserve drainage and conducting a gold inventory and valuation to avoid any reputation risk were also tasks the c

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