Members of Parliament start voting on the newly-proposed amendments to the 2014 Constitution on Thursday- Egypt Today/Hazem abdel-Samad
CAIRO – 9 April 2019: Nation’s Future Party’s members, Mahmoud Hussein and Mohammed el-Sallab, held a meeting on Monday with a set of representatives of the Egyptian community in the United Arab Emirates to clarify the significance of the constitutional amendments.
In their second guidance tour, the two parliamentarians displayed proposed constitutional articles and reasons for amending them, calling on the Egyptian expatriates in the UAE to participate in the constitutional referendum.
“Egypt is in need of the proposed constitutional amendments that will benefit Egyptians inside and outside the country. It is totally up to you; choose whatever you believe is beneficial to Egypt,” Sallab said to the Egyptian community in the UAE.
During the meeting, the Egyptian party displayed the achievements and projects implemented over the last 4 years in Egypt, and reviewed Egypt’s efforts to improve Egyptian expatriates’ conditions.
That was followed by an open discussion where the Egyptian community offered all their suggestions, proposed solutions for their problems and talked about their expectations for Egypt’s future.
Hussein stressed the importance of participating in the constitutional referendum to keep Egypt safe and continue achieving progress. The parliamentarian also lauded the Egyptians' national sense and their insistence to take part in the constitutional referendum.
Sallab further elaborated that the Egyptian Parliament held over the last two weeks a lot of meetings discussing the feasibility to amend some articles of the Constitution in the presence of all political forces, civil society organizations and opponents.
The Nation’s Future Party honored Poet Heba al Faki, one of the Egyptians in UAE, who reached the finals of Prince of Poets Program.