Video: Egyptian banker

When his bank went bust, Haitham Rashwan had to start his career from scratch.

Haitham Rashwan had worked his way up through the ranks of an Egyptian banking firm, eventually becoming a branch manager.

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When his company went bust, he lost his job and with it his comfortable lifestyle.

He says that nearly all Egyptian banks have put a freeze on hiring and the years of experience he gained in that field are no longer of use.

Now he must start from scratch.

This is Haitham’s story.

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