State of Emergency
Egypt’s Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli has said that ending the state of emergency in Egypt reflects the country's stability and its success in the war against terrorism, especially in Sinai.
An “unusual boom” in trading large-volume securities at the Egyptian stock exchange resulted from the decision to end the state of emergency in the country, EGX head Mohamed Farid said Tuesday.
The Coordination of Youth Parties and Politicians (CPYP) welcomed President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's decision to end the state of emergency in Egypt on Monday.
Egypt had declared the state of emergency in April 2017 following two bombings that targeted two churches in Tanta city and Alexandria.
The decision will be effective on Saturday, the 24th of July.
This starts from Saturday, the 24th of July.
Egypt’s House of Representatives approved in its plenary session on Tuesday to impose a state of emergency for three months.
During the parliament's general session, MPs have voted in favor of extending the state of emergency in the country for additional three months.
Two thirds of members of the Egyptian Parliament, in a plenary session on Monday, approved a presidential decree to extend the state of emergency for three months, starting July 27.
The parliament’s general committee headed by Speaker Ali Abdel Aal in a plenary session, approved on Monday a presidential decree to declare the state of emergency nationwide for three months.
The House of Representatives formed a committee Monday morning to consider the president’s decision.
Madbouli requested members of the House of Representatives to approve the declaration of a state of emergency as regulated by law in accordance with Article 154 of the Constitution.
The decision has been published on Sunday in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya to come into force.
Ali Abdel Aal said that the parliament received President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's decree No.20 of 2020 to extend the emergency state on January 12.
A majority of 450 Parliamentarians approved the decree, three others rejected, while only one abstained.
Coincidently, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli issued a decree to renew a dusk-to-dawn curfew for another three months on some areas of North Sinai.
The state of emergency was prescribed by Presidential Decree No. 555 of 2019 for a period of three months.
The ministry said it declared a state of emergency in various hospitals to receive all cases during the four-day Eid.
Tunisian Interim President Mohamed Ennaceur has decided to extend the state of emergency nationwide for one month from August 4 to September 2, 2019.
The parliament has approved the decree earlier this month.