Egypt gives youth opportunity to take leadership roles

The Egyptian Presidency has been very keen to create new generations of young citizens capable of running the country in the future.

In 2014, Egypt voted for a new constitution to speed up youth empowerment in the country. The legislation guarantees the election to parliament of at least 16 young people.

CGTN Africa‘s correspondent Adel EL Mahrouky speaks to Tarek EL Kholy one of those first MPs elected through the new system in the following report.