House of Representatives

Egypt's National Dialogue drafts 3 proposals on parliamentary electoral system

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 11:53 GMT

One of the proposals is keeping the current system.

250K youths engaged in Egypt’s NACDW activities to draw cooperation map between state, civil society

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 - 04:30 GMT

The state has secured a legislative umbrella for this cooperation through which the alliance works as a law submitted to the House of Representatives in this regard has been approved last week.

Finance Minister confirms approval of draft law canceling preferential tax treatment for state-owned companies

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 05:40 GMT

The draft law will cancel all legal provisions granting preferential treatment to state-owned companies, the PM explained

Most important laws, amendments passed in House of Representatives’ 3rd legislative session

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 - 07:45 GMT

The third legislative session of the House of Representatives wrapped up Monday after nine months of passing important laws and amendments.

Egypt, Libya Parliament Speakers sign cooperation agreements, hold joint conference

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 02:45 GMT

Egypt’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hanafi Jabali, said that he signed an agreement was signed to enhance cooperation between the Libyan and Egyptian parliaments.

Egypt welcomes Libya's 6+6 joint committee to finalize election legal framework

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt welcomed, Wednesday the efforts exerted by the 6+6 committee entrusted by Libya's House of Representatives and High Council of State with formulating electoral laws.

Egypt’s parliament approves new amendments to facilitate tax-free car import for expats

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 06:03 GMT

The only fees expats are required to pay now are: 30 percent of customs fees, total development fee and total value added tax (VAT), paid in foreign currency, which will be recovered after five years from the date of payments.

Egypt approves lifting taxes on imported mobile phones components

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 06:34 GMT

The amendment aims to lift the tax of “advancing financial resources” off both the components needed for local mobile phones production and the locally manufactured end product, while maintaining the same tax on imported counterparts used for commercial gains.

Cargo ship refloated successfully after ‘simple malfunction’ in Egypt’s Suez Canal

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority said, Monday that ‘Glory’ Cargo ship has been refloated successfully after ‘simple malfunction’ did not affect the navigational movement at the strategic waterway.

Suez Canal proposed bill aims to alter facility into independent fund: Parliament Speaker

Wed, 21 Dec 2022 - 02:55 GMT

Speaker of House of Representatives, Hanafy El-Gebaly, commented on the issue during Tuesday’s session, where he shut down speculations regarding selling the Suez Canal, emphasizing that Egypt is forever bound to protect, develop and sustain the canal as an international waterway.

Egypt’s House approves Suez Canal Authority Law amendment in principle

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 01:17 GMT

The House of Representatives has approved in principle to a draft law presented by the government on amending some articles of Law 30 of 1975 on the Suez Canal Authority system.

Widow of Egyptian Army martyr addresses international community on Alaa Abdel Fatah

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives Eman El Alfy, who is also the widow of Armed Forces Martyr Adel Abdel Hamid Eid Hassan, posted a video on Facebook Wednesday.

Egypt's Parliament speaker heads for Rwanda to attend IPU meetings

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Gebali will address the meetings on gender equality and the establishment of gender-sensitive parliaments.

President Sisi calls on Parliament to convene on Oct. 1

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 06:14 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday issued republican decree No.440 for 2022 calling on the House of Representatives to convene its third regular session of the second legislative term at 12 noon, local time, on the 1st of October.

Egypt keen on legislative, executive authorities' integration to realize sustainable development: Min.

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 04:38 GMT

The minister highlighted the committee's important role in supporting local industry, along with current challenges besetting the industrial sector.

Egyptian Parliament’s emergency session on Saturday to discuss cabinet reshuffle: Source to Egypt Today

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Parliament's secretary-general Ahmed Manaa said in a statement Friday that the House will hold an emergency session on Saturday at noon to discuss an “urgent file”.

Egypt’s House of parliament to hold urgent session, Saturday

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives will hold an urgent session Saturday, the Parliament's secretary-general Ahmed Manaa said in a statement Friday.

Egyptian Parliamentarian suggests raising awareness on cornea donation, introducing eye bank

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 03:09 GMT

There are almost one million citizens who need cornea transplants.

Egypt to host 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on June 15-16 in Sharm El Sheikh

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The conference is being jointly organized by the House of Representatives and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

We won’t accept the release of anyone who represents threat to Egypt’s security: Pardon committee

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 10:51 GMT

“Anyone represents threat to Egypt’s national security will not be allowed to be released, this is one of the committee’s main pillars” Tarek al Khouly said.