In a session with Minister of Education, Reda Hegazy, senate members presented their suggestions to tackle current issues facing the educational sector on Monday.
The minister made the statements in a meeting with senators.
The Egyptian Senate Committee on Education and Scientific Research has reached a package of important recommendations regarding the image of women in educational curricula, foremost of which is the review of educational curricula for further progress in this field.
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.
The parliamentary committee stressed the importance of determining financial allocations to support the role of foreign missions in the field of attracting investment and facilitating the entry of Egyptian exports abroad.
The parliamentary recommendation comes in the light of its study of the economic and social development plan for the new fiscal year 2022/2023 in the field of competence of the committee.
Egypt’s Senate has approved during its second session of convening nine legislations.
Egypt has advanced 48 ranks in the indicators of political empowerment of women in a global report on gender gap, according to Cabinet’s media center.
Secretary-general of the Coalition of Egyptian Parties Taysir Matar told Al Ahram Tuesday that representatives of the 40 member parties will meet Wednesday evening.
The Presidential Pardon Committee has launched an online form to apply for the release of any prisoner per a presidential pardon.
As per the new amendments, the public servant shall not be dismissed wrongfully. The Senators highlighted the importance of the labor bill in protecting the rights of the worker and the employer alike.
On 21 November 2021, the bill was preliminarily approved by the Senate on Sunday. The law proposes a punishment of a maximum of one year and fined L.E. 1,000-10,000 for dereliction of duty on the part of a caregiver of an elderly.
The inaugural session is due to convene at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
Addressing the Senate, the minister added that the performance-based budget would be fully implemented within four years.
The upper chamber of parliament gave its final approval on Sunday after over a 4-hour session to debate the bill in the presence of Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Saeed.
Egypt’s Senate announced Tuesday its full support to President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s announcement to allocate $500 million to the reconstruction of Gaza Strip, with the participation of Egyptian firms as well.
Senators praised the bill, stressing that it brings unconventional investments, complies with Islamic law, and preserves the state's right to ownership of assets and the rights of investors.
The new amendments stipulated that whoever conducts female gentile mutilation by removing part of the female’s genitals or modifying, mutilating, or inflicting injuries to those organs shall be punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years.
With publishing the law in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya on Thursday, the law will be applicable on the following day.
The approval was granted in the plenary session that was held on Sunday. Lawmaker Rasha Wessim Abdel Rahman took the constitutional oath as deputy speaker of the Senate.