Egypt to demolish headquarters of Mubarak's old party

April 15, 2015 5:31 PM

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Egypt to demolish headquarters of Mubarak's old party

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet on Wednesday ordered the demolition of an abandoned, burnt-out building that had housed the headquarters of former President Hosni Mubarak's political party, which was disbanded four years ago.

The National Democratic Party (NDP) building, a concrete tower block that looms over the River Nile in Cairo, was gutted during the uprising against Mubarak's rule in 2011, and served as a potent symbol of the revolt.

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