House of Representatives

Egypt’s Parliament approves draft law to toughen penalties for hoarding strategic goods

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 01:26 GMT

The Cabinet submitted the draft law, which introduces amendments to the Consumer Protection Law 181/2018, with a focus on ensuring the continuous availability of strategic goods at fair prices.

Egyptian MP demands ban of Ramadan imports in 2024 due to foreign currency shortage

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 04:42 GMT

The bill of such goods amounted to $30 million in 2023.

Who submitted 16 briefing requests to question Egypt’s PM on Gaza?

Tue, 21 Nov 2023 - 09:49 GMT

Sixteen members of parliament of diverse backgrounds have submitted briefing requests for the prime minister to hear the government’s measures against an Israeli scheme to displace Palestinians in Sinai.

Egyptian House of Representatives to hold emergency plenary session on Gaza crisis

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 02:42 GMT

Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafi al-Gebaly called for convening an emergency plenary session Thursday to discuss the repercussions of the circumstances in Gaza Strip.

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”.