Egypt's military government urges people to end strikes
Cairo: Egypt's military government has urged people to end their ongoing strikes to help the military achieve their goals. In a statement on state TV, the spokesperson of military said that strikes hinder the interests of citizens and has a damaging effect on the Egyptian economy.
The appeal came as thousands of state employees, are continuing strikes demanding better pay and conditions. Meanwhile, a number of remaining pro-democracy demonstrators at Tahrir square have been reported to have left after military delivered an ultimatum to leave the square or face arrest.
Protest leaders say Egyptians will demonstrate again if their demands for radical change are not met. The organisers of protests have called for a march of victory across Egypt on Friday. Life inthe country is fast returning to normal. Banks will reopen on tomorrow and Schools, colleges will open on 20th February.
The military council has already dissolved the parliament and suspended the constitution. The council also set an approximate six-month timetable for democratic elections that would bring a civilian government to power. It also announced that a new constitution would be drawn up subjected to a referendum.
Egyptian military police has finally succeeded in getting Al-Tahrir square vacated from the young protestors, who spent about 20 days there during the uprising against the Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, says newsonair.com..