"The NEA has ensured the integrity of the presidential election which gave the opportunity for all segments of the society to take part in the voting process," said the observers, highlighting the keenness of parents to accompany their children to the polling stations while casting their ballots.

This came at a press conference held by Nazaha (Integrity) Coalition to announce its initial report on the election.

The international observers have submitted their testimonies on the outcomes of the electoral process starting from the registration stage till the voting and vote-counting stages.

They further said that the huge turnout by Egyptians shows their keenness on taking part in the vote, adding that this asserts the evolution of Egypt's democratic process.

The observes also hailed the integrity and transperancy of the election alongside the absence of any obstacles throughout the voting process which went on smoothly.

Gals Forum International Executive Director Esther Namboka congratulated the Egyptian people on the success of the election and the high turnout at polling stations.

Between the years 2018 and 2023, Egypt has achieved a progress not only as far as conducting elections is concerned, but also as regards upgrading its infrastructure and carrying out urban and rural development programs, Namboka said, adding that the 2024 presidential election has witnessed an increase in the number of voters.

The Egyptian government has shown commitment to championing the human rights and fundamental liberties for all citizens without discrimination through holding a democratic election, the head of Gals Forum said.

Meanwhile, the Coordinator and Spokesman for Nazaha (Integrity) Coalition, Ayman Okeil, said the Egyptian voter was a key partner in the success of the electoral process, hailing the awareness of the citizens about the dangers threatening the state.

Nazaha Coalition, which was tasked with observing Egypt's 2024 presidential election, comprised the Echo Organization from Greece, the Elizka Foundation from Ghana, the Human Act from Romania, the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), the Gals Forum International from Uganda, Maat for Peace, Development, and Human Rights from Egypt, and Partners for Transparency from Egypt.

Other than current President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Farid Zahran, head of the opposition Social Democratic Party, Abdel-Sannad Yamama, head of the country's oldest liberal party Al-Wafd, and Hazem Omar, head of the People's Republican Party, ran in the presidential race.

The election took place for eligible Egyptian voters abroad on December 1-3, while polling stations opened door for Egyptian nationals in the homeland between December 10-12.