Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday approved the draft laws regulating the legislative elections, the laws regulating the exercise of political rights, the laws on the Parliament, and the laws on the National Election Authority.
The Egyptian Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to Law no. 198 of 2017 on the National Election Authority (NEA), which is in charge of supervising elections and referendums in the northeastern African country.
Before this amendment, this appropriate representation was only granted in the first Parliament formation after the 2014 Constitution came into effect.
The Egyptian Parliament has approved an amendment to an article in the constitution setting the number of MPs at 568 and giving women a quota of 25 percent of seats.
The approval came after the draft law has been widely hailed by the committee’s members, who affirmed that it complies with the constitutional articles in light of the latest amendments.
The majority bloc inside the House of Representatives, Egypt’s Support Coalition, is preparing to introduce a draft law on the formation of the country’s reinstated Senate on Sunday, June 7th.
Parliament Member Hussein Ashmawi has been tested after he has suffered some respiratory symptoms, the Secretariat said, adding that he has moved to one of the hospitals in Giza, in lower Egypt, and that his health condition has been so far stable.
Fawzy has been moved to a private hospital in Cairo after he suffered some respiratory symptoms and was found to be coronavirus positive, the House said, noting that his health condition is currently stable.
Sigini, however, noted that tackling the coronavirus crisis and its economic and health implications in Egypt now has the priority, saying that talks about the next election during the current situation would be “useless.”
MP Shereen Farrag has been isolated at Kasr El Aini hospital in Cairo to receive medical treatment, to be officially the first coronavirus case in the Egyptian Parliament.
Wahdan also called on the government to close all beaches and all roads leading to them.
The House of Representative delayed convening from April 12 to the 29th as precautionary measures against Covid-19.
A member of the Egyptian Parliament on Sunday announced donating money to daily workers, who were affected by the economic impact of the current coronavirus crisis.
They discussed strengthening parliamentary cooperation as well as coordination within the framework of the international meetings, Egyptian media quoted ambassador to Serbia as saying.
MP Salah Eisa is accused of facilitating and finishing procedures in exchange of LE 2 million.
The new committee will hold a meeting in the coming days with Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhy.
The amendments are setting further restrictions for joining the syndicate, and also guaranteeing lawyers additional rights.
Ocquaye affirmed Ghana's keenness to develop relations with Egypt in all fields.
The Parliament proposes adding 10 new articles and amending 14 others while adding an article to repeal the titles of two chapters of the constitution.
The Parliament earlier gave a preliminary approval to the constitutional amendments submitted by 155 Parliament members.