Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The former Egyptian parliamentarian, Ahmed Al-Tantawi, announced his return to his country after an absence of 9 months, indicating that he would spend 5 days with his family before starting “intensive consultations” through private and public meetings, after weeks. From announcing his intention to run for the Egyptian presidential elections in 2024.
Al-Tantawi wrote through his account on the Twitter platform: “Today I arrived at my homeland, from which I was absent for nine months, and he did not lose sight of my mind, heart and soul for one moment,” according to him.
And the former Egyptian MP added, “I ask your permission to spend five days in the bosom of my family, which needs me and I need it, after which I start a round of intensive consultations with public and private meetings.”-
And Tantawi continued in another tweet: “I am completely grateful to you, and I will always respect myself and respect you… Hope is stronger than fear, and love is stronger than hatred.”-
And the former Egyptian parliamentarian announced, in a statement he published on April 20, his intention to run for the Egyptian presidential elections in 2024, saying, “My categorical intention and firm intention to run in the 2024 presidential elections remains valid if I do not directly prevent (that the day of candidacy opens). And I am alive, free, and correct (or indirect) that the electoral process be serious and real, because I pledge to you that I have not and will not participate in a joke).
In the same statement, Tantawi pledged that his main goal would be to win the elections within the framework of leading “a civil, democratic, safe and rational transformation, which is necessary to spare our beloved country the dangers of continuing the existing collapse or the risk of an upcoming chaos, God forbid,” as he put it.