NEA announces Sisi, Moussa as presidential candidates
Final NEA list of 2018 Presidential candidates - Illustrated by Egypt Today/Mohamed Zain
Sisi has chosen a star as his symbol in the upcoming presidential election, while Moussa chose a plane as his symbol.
CAIRO - 22 February 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has chosen a star as his symbol in the upcoming presidential election against presidential candidate Moussa Mostafa Moussa who has chosen a plane as his symbol. President Sisi's election campaign is scheduled to hold a conference on Thursday evening to declare its plans during the coming period.
The NEA approved 48 local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to observe the 2018 presidential election, as they met the conditions set by the NEA.
Forty local organizations and four international NGOs, adding to the National Human Rights Council and the National Council for Women, will be distributed among different governorates to observe the upcoming presidential election.
CAIRO - 27 January 2018: The National Election Authority (NEA), headed by Judge Lashen Ibrahim, approved 48 local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to observe the 2018 presidential election, as they met the conditions set out by the NEA.
Voting in the 2018 presidential election in Egypt will commence on March 26, as announced by the NEA on January 8.
The list includes current President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and candidate Moussa Moustafa Moussa
Sixty million eligible voters will cast their ballots in the election between March 26 and 28 in Egypt, while it will begin on March 16 for expats from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in each country’s local time. The winning candidate will be announced on April 2.