Former Egyptian President Mubarak's Friend, Tycoon Hussein Salem Dies In Spain - Reports
Muhammad Irfan 10 days ago Wed 14th August 2019 | 12:30 AM
CAIRO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th August, 2019) One of the most prominent and influential Egyptian tycoons of former President Hosni Mubarak's era Hussein Salem died in Spain in the 86th year of life, local media reported, citing his daughter.
The businessman was a long-time friend of Mubarak and his family.
In Egypt Salem was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison on charges of financial abuse and damage to the country's interests. Cairo unsuccessfully tried to obtain permission for his extradition to Egypt from Madrid.