Egypt’s Senate approves new anti-FGM bill

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 04:16 GMT

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.

Seawater desalination project to support anti-terrorism efforts in N. Sinai via re-construction: MP

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 03:56 GMT

The Parliament approved Wednesday a loan agreement between the Egyptian government, and the Kuwaiti Monetary Fund, for the desalination of sea water project that will took place in the cities of Rafah and Bir al-Abd, in North Sinai.

Young learners abroad visit Egypt’s parliament museum, know about legislative life

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 06:57 GMT

A delegation of young learners abroad visited the Egyptian parliament’s museum and library, as part of the government’s plan to raise awareness about the Egyptian parliamentary life in the modern era.

Libya's new interim government takes oath of office before House of Representatives

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dabaiba and the ministers at his government took oath of office Monday.

Parliamentarian committee recommends foreign ministry to prepare comparative study on human rights in Egypt

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 01:50 GMT

That was during a meeting between the committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry as indicated in a statement by the former.

EU welcomes Libya unity gov't

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 12:09 GMT

The European Union welcomed a vote by Libya's parliament to approve a unity government.

Libyan parliament to hold plenary session in Sirte for vote of confidence in new interim government

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 12:38 GMT

The Libyan House of Representatives, currently based in Tobruk, agreed to hold a plenary session in Sirte in order to carry out a vote of confidence in the new interim government.

Egypt's parliament approves 5 grants worth $41M

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 04:07 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat said that the the grants that were approved are in the sectors of health, stimulating trade, investment, the environment, women's empowerment and transportation.

Egypt’s Parliament approves EBRD grant agreement to develop Metro’s 1st line

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.

S. Korean ambassador invites Speaker of Egypt’s Senate to visit Seoul

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 10:52 GMT

Ambassador Hong Jin-Wook paid a visit to Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razeq on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, discussing ways to promote and deepen bilateral parliamentary cooperation between the two countries, according to a press release from the South Korean embassy in Cairo.

Economic reform program placed Egypt among fastest-growing economies: Maait to parliament

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Maait added that the strong political will and courage with the support of the great Egyptian people contributed to achieving this growth with economic reforms.

Egypt has ‘stable’ relations with US, ‘special’ with China: FM Shoukry

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 03:35 GMT

Shoukry showed up Tuesday at the parliament to read out a statement about the implementation of a 2018-2020 government program as requested by the House.

FM in parl't: Egypt keen on solving regional conflicts, rejects interference in country's domestic affairs

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 12:21 GMT

Egypt is keen on peacefully solving conflicts in the region, and always rejects conspiracies and interference in domestic affairs of countries, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Tuesday during a hearing at the parliament.

Egypt's Parliament resumes sessions to listen to statements by ministers

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:35 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar will read out their statements in parliament later today.

Parliament demands time frame for drip irrigation transformation, irrigation minister farmland production increased, water consumption reduced

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:45 GMT

The House of Representatives demanded direct subsidies for farmers to transform from flood to drip irrigation while the minister of water resources was listing his work on Monday.

Egyptian national company for Iron and Steel to be liquidated

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 03:52 GMT

On January 11, 2021, the General Assembly of the Helwan-based company took a decision to liquidate the company due to losses and huge debts.

MP Ahmed el Manna named as Egypt’s House Secretary-General

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 11:14 GMT

In the Thursday session, the House announces the lists of special parliamentary committees.

4 candidates run for Egypt's newly-elected House of Representatives Speaker, secret ballot begins

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 02:51 GMT

At the beginning, Shobashy greeted the soul of late Chairman of National Elections Authority Lashin Ibrahim for running a successful electoral process.

Parliament's inaugural session to be chaired by oldest MP Farida el Shobashi: official

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 04:01 GMT

In statements on Friday, Fawzy said the inaugural session shall be chaired by Farida el Shobashi, the oldest MP in the new parliament, before electing a new speaker at the end of the session.

Football players, journalists, former ministers, among members of House of Representatives appointed by Sisi

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 01:37 GMT

Three women, two former football players, a former justice minister and a former Mufti are some of the 10 people President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed at the House of Representative.