House of Representatives

Parliament’s session for discussing new government’s program ‘historical’: MPs

Mon, 08 Jul 2024 - 12:05 GMT

Members of parliament described the House plenary session in which the new government is expected to discuss its program, Monday as a ‘historical’ one.

Egypt’s new government to present its program to House, Monday

Mon, 08 Jul 2024 - 08:48 GMT

Egypt’s new government, headed by Prime Minster Mostafa Madbouly, is expected to present its program to the House of Representatives during the plenary session, Monday, at the Council’s headquarters in the Administrative Capital.

Egyptian parliament passes law regulating private sector's management of public hospitals

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 12:05 GMT

The law was drafted by the government and approved in principle on Sunday.

Egypt's House of Representatives approves in principle private sector's management of public hospitals

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 01:31 GMT

The House of Representatives approved in principle Sunday the draft law submitted by the government.

Egypt rejects loans worth $39.3B since 2018: deputy planning minister

Wed, 08 May 2024 - 04:02 GMT

Deputy Minister of Planning and Economic Development Ahmed Kamaly made the statement Wednesday at the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Egypt’s House of Representatives resumes plenary sessions in New Administrative Capital on Sunday

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 12:04 GMT

The plenary session hall of the Administrative Capital’s House of Representatives has a circular design and comprises three floors.

Egyptian President Sisi takes 3rd term oath, details 7 priorities

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 - 01:19 GMT

"If it wouldn’t for the tremendous efforts deployed by the Egyptian people in the past years, the country could not have sustained the global challenges," President Sisi noted.

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.