Report: Mubarak to 'allow wider participation' of parties

The Egyptian government said it would negotiate with more political parties, DPA reported on Monday.
Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq was ordered by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to "allow wider participation" of political parties, state television reported. Shafiq will also address unemployment concerns.
Shafiq was appointed prime minister after Mubarak fired his previous government on Friday.