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US Embassy Mourns Wahid Hamed's Death


Sun 03 Jan 2021 | 12:46 AM
Rana Atef

On Saturday, the US Embassy in Egypt released a statement mourning the death of late departed legendary scriptwriter Wahid Hamed.

"Thank you for your contribution to the scene of arts and culture in Egypt, and for your efforts of fighting against terrorism. Moreover, witnessing your honoring at the Cairo International Film Festival pleased us, may God bless your soul," the statement expressed.

https://twitter.com/USEmbassyCairo/status/1345461031603232771

This morning, the legendary scriptwriter passed away at the age of 76 due to health problems.

The funeral of Hamed, who is widely considered to be one of Egypt’s iconic writers, was held after his body arrived at El-Shorta Mosque at the 6th of October city.