FILE- The National Election Authority conference announces the 2018 presidential election timeline - Egypt Today/ Amr Moustafa FILE- The National Election Authority conference announces the 2018 presidential election timeline - Egypt Today/ Amr Moustafa

NAE announces names of candidates for 2018 presidential election

By: MENA
Wed, Jan. 31, 2018
CAIRO - 31 January 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and head of Ghad Party Moussa Moustafa Moussa have applied to run in the presidential election, the National Election Authority said Wednesday.

The news was published in the official newspaper, which pointed out that Sisi received recommendations of 549 MPs and support letters from 161,707 people.

Moussa received recommendations of 20 MPs, the paper added.

Voting in the 2018 presidential election in Egypt will commence on March 26, as announced by the National Electoral Authority (NEA) on January 8. Sixty million eligible voters will cast their ballots in the election between March 26 and 28 in Egypt, while expatriates will vote between March 16 and 18.
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