An Egyptian Billionaire Explains His Plan To Buy An Island For Refugees

<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption">Egyptian telecommunications magnate Naguib Sawiris is providing new details about his plan to buy an island shelter for hundreds of thousands of refugees trying to reach Europe.</span>An Egyptian billionaire has provided new details about his plan to buy an island to receive hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria and other conflict-ridden nations. The CEO of a Cairo-based Media and Technology company told CNN the first step of his plan to resolve the refugee crisis requires getting the consent of Greece or Italy, from whom he plans to purchase the island. Since the refugees do not have visas, there must still be a country willing to process their entry.  Read more here.