PRESS: Egyptian citizens headed to the embassy in Doha to cast their ballots PRESS: Egyptian citizens headed to the embassy in Doha to cast their ballots

Egyptians vote on new constitution amendments in Doha

Fri, Apr. 19, 2019

CAIRO – 19 April 2019: Egyptian citizens in Qatar headed to the Egyptian Embassy in Doha to vote on the new amendments to the Egyptian Constitution.


Egyptian expatriates started a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendments in 140 embassies and consulates of 125 countries worldwide, amid massive campaigning for the amendments abroad and domestically.


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Polls will be open Saturday through Monday with 55 million Egyptians eligible to vote on the new amendments, which would increase the presidential term from four to six years, allocate 25 percent of parliamentary seats to women, re-introduce the Shura Council and reinstate vice president post.


Egypt’s Ministry of Migration dedicated hotlines for Egyptian expatriates to receive any complaints or questions related to the three-day public referendum.


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Egyptian expatriates could contact the Ministry of Migration on the following phone numbers: +201289850655/ +201017071810 / +201159476593.


They also can contact the ministry via mail: Info.elections@emigration.gov.eg , the minister said in a statement on Thursday.

 
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