Egypt: SCA Fund doesn’t allow foreigners to have control or sovereignty over Suez Canal

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 04:13 GMT

The press conference was held to clarify a set of facts related to the draft law of the Suez Canal Fund after a controversy has been raised recently regarding the fund.

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.

New bill brought before Parliament to achieve net-zero emissions by 2025

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 11:46 GMT

The draft law was submitted by lawmaker Amira Saber, a member of Coordination's Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians [CPYP], Youm7 reported.

What does Egypt do to care for the elderly?

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 07:00 GMT

Providing the elderly with integrated health care rights, facilitating the payment of pensions, and providing a companion for the elderly in his home.

Egypt’s parliament considers bill regulating food waste

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT

A study prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) showed that about 50 percent of vegetables and fruits, 40 percent of fish, 30 percent of milk and wheat are wasted annually in Egypt.

Grand Imam of Al Azhar asks to attend Parliament session to give opinion on draft law of Dar Al-Iftaa

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 09:24 GMT

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb stated that he would express his vision regarding the new bill, which is seen unconstitutional by Al-Azhar.

Draft law suggests modifying electoral districts after introduction of list system in Egyptian House of Representatives elections

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:22 GMT

The amendments promulgated in June to the House of Representatives Elections Bill introduced the list system.

Cabinet okays amendments on unified tax procedures bill

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The approval came on Wednesday during a videoconferencing meeting chaired by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli.

Political leadership keen on automating Egyptian Tax Authority, applying e-bill system

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 12:12 GMT

Maait thanked the companies who joined the experiment operation phase of the e-bill system.

Parliament initially approves bill on amending anti-money laundering law

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 01:20 GMT

On February 25, Abdel Aal referred the bill to the parliament's legislative and constitutional committee.

What to do if July electricity bill is higher than actual consumption?

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 01:58 GMT

If citizens were not satisfied with the value they are required to pay, seeing it does not reflect their actual consumption, they are advised not to pay the bill, and rather send a complaint with the reading of their meters.

Government to finalize drafting e-commerce regulation bill

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 10:01 GMT

The government is expected to submit to the House of Representatives a draft law that regulates e-commerce in Egypt.

Cabinet approves bill on independence, regulation of FRA

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 02:40 GMT

The bill falls within the framework of realizing financial and administrative independence of the authority.

House approves in principle bill on national council for persons with disabilities

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:55 GMT

House of Representatives approved in principle a bill introduced by the government on issuing the Law of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities.

In Egypt, how does an anti-cybercrime law be considered repression unlike other countries?

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:06 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified an anti-cybrecrime law that allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that "constitute a threat" to the state.

ZTE's Hong Kong shares rise after clarification of U.S. bill impact

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 08:47 GMT

ZTE said a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the U.S. Senate on Monday would restore penalties on the company.

Parliament approves 111 bills, 32 int'l agreements since early October

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 12:25 GMT

The House of Representatives has endorsed 111 draft laws and 32 international agreements since the start of its third regular session on October 3.

Minster hails parl't approval on domestic industry bill

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 12:17 GMT

The draft law will contribute to creating a suitable atmosphere through granting more privileges to the domestic product.

Cabinet to discuss budget bill before sending it to House

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 03:13 GMT

Sherif Ismail said the budget is the biggest ever in terms of funds dedicated for sustainable development, health, education and infrastructure.

Parliament approves bill enabling private sector to manage railway services

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 02:37 GMT

Egypt's Parliament approved a bill presented by the government on amending some articles of law 152 of 1980 on establishing the Egyptian Railway Authority.