Egypt’s government allocates LE 150 billion to complete 1st phase of ‘Haya Karima’

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 10:38 GMT

Egypt’s government has allocated LE 150 billion to complete the implementation of the targeted projects in the first phase of the Decent Life [Haya Karima] presidential Initiative.

Egypt passes law regulating possession of dangerous animals, dogs

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 05:13 GMT

The law was passed after a young bank manager, who is a husband of a broadcaster, died after his neighbor’s dangerous dog, Pit Bull, attacked him.

Parliamentarians submit ‘briefing request’ to Justice Minister regarding ‘money guardianship law’

Sat, 22 Apr 2023 - 02:43 GMT

Member of parliament for the Coordination Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians (CPYP), Mohamed Ismael, has submitted a request to the House Speaker, Hanafi Jabali, to form a committee to measure the legislative impact of the ‘money guardianship law’.

Draft law regulating possession of dangerous animals submitted to Egypt's parliament

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 11:09 GMT

The philosophy of the law is based on three paths different in terms.

Lawmakers call for amending Small Projects law to financialy empower women

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 10:42 GMT

The Medium, Small, and Micro Enterprises Committee in the Egyptian House of Representatives recommended preparing a proposal to amend the Small Projects Law to ensure incentives for women.

In numbers: How Egypt helped empowering women politically over past years

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Egyptian women obtained a quota of 25% of Parliament in the recent constitutional amendments in 2019.

Egypt’s parliament approves grant agreement on inclusive economic governance worth $26M

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 02:22 GMT

This is in light of the joint development cooperation relations between the two countries, and with this, the total grants directed to the comprehensive economic governance program become about $77.5 million.

Parliament approves bill legalizing unlicensed industrial facilities

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 08:11 GMT

According to the draft law, permits will be granted for temporary operating for a period of one year to unlicensed industrial facilities.

Egypt's parliament approves LE 65B additional allocation in 2022/23 general budget

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 03:21 GMT

The new allocation will be divided as follows: LE 10 billion for wages and compensations, LE 85 billion for interests, LE 70 billion for subsidies.

Egypt’s Parliament approves rises in wage, incentives

Sun, 19 Mar 2023 - 05:26 GMT

President Sisi instructed raising the salaries of public employees with the monthly minimum of the raise being LE1,000. Further, the minimum wage for public employees will be LE3,500, while that of master’s and PhD holders at public institutions will be LE6,000 and LE7,000, respectively.

Parliamentary proposal calls for banning import of pitbull dogs

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 04:17 GMT

This law proposal comes following a brutal attack by a Pitbull dog on a neighboring resident.

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.

Arab Parliament’s 5th Congress of Speakers of Arab Councils, Parliaments kicks off at AL with Egypt attending

Sat, 11 Feb 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Egypt is represented in the meeting by Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafi Gebali.

Egypt’s parliament approves mutual administrative assistance in tax matters

Tue, 24 Jan 2023 - 05:48 GMT

The decree, which demands banks to disclose exchange information for nationals of state, was approved during the committee’s meeting on Tuesday, in the presence of government representatives.

Main topics on Egyptian Parliament’s specialized committees’ agendas on Sunday

Sat, 24 Dec 2022 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives special committees will discuss a number of proposals and bills that relate to people’s daily lives and the government’s performance in several sectors on Sunday, according to the parliament agenda.

Main topics on Egyptian Parliament’s specialized committees’ agendas on Tuesday

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 07:47 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives special committees will discuss a number of proposals and bills that relate to people’s daily lives and the government’s performance in several sectors.

Egypt’s Energy Committee at parliament approves deal of green hydrogen with France

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 06:04 GMT

The MoU was signed in Cairo on May 30, 2022, according to which France provides a grant not exceeding €500,000 from the French Development Agency (AFD).

Egypt's parliament initially approves amendments to Unified Tax Law

Sun, 18 Dec 2022 - 01:46 GMT

On December 6, the parliament referred the amendments to the budget and planning committee and the office of constitutional affairs and economic affairs committees for review.

Egyptian lawmakers highlight importance of US-Africa summit in supporting Africa's development

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 11:49 GMT

A number of 49 African heads of state were invited to summit, which the parliamentarians saw as a step towards building more partnerships, and supporting the development paths in the African continent.