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.

Egypt’s Parliament approves amendments quadrupling passport issuance fees

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 - 03:16 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives has approved amendments to Law 97/1959, increasing the fees for issuing a passport to LE 1,000 instead of LE 250.

A brief look at new draft of Egypt’s personal status law

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 09:23 GMT

The divorce rates in Egypt increased by about 32,000 during the year 2021, compared to 2020, said Dr. Hussein Abdel Aziz, advisor to the head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, in June 2022.

Egyptian President ratifies new amendments to Penal Code on FGM

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 09:56 GMT

Committing the crime incurs five years of prison, and not less than seven years, if permanent damage occurs.

Sisi approves amendments to Egyptian military forces' retirement law

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 05:36 GMT

The new amendments provide an annual increase of 15% to the gross salary and compensation of the army personnel for seven years.

Parl't approves controversial lawyers' law amendments

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:32 GMT

The amendments are setting further restrictions for joining the syndicate, and also guaranteeing lawyers additional rights.

Parliament initially approves amendments to Investment Law

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 04:49 GMT

The objective of the new amendments drafted by the government is to address problems and challenges on the ground, said Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr.

Closed roads do not stop Egyptians from voting in Paris

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 11:59 GMT

The roads around the embassy are, reportedly, closed, as a direct result of the protests of the Yellow Vest movement, who have left the country in despair.

In pics: Egyptians in Canada, US vote on amendments

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 03:18 GMT

Ahmed Abu Zeid, Egypt's Ambassador to Ottawa, and other officials in the embassy were seen casting their vote.

Egyptian community in U.S. endorses constitutional amendments, calls for participation in polls

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 02:28 GMT

The Egyptian Cultural Club in the United States and the Coptic Association held a seminar in New Jerseyon Saturday for the Egyptian community to discuss the constitutional amendments.

Investment law amendments to encourage companies to expand in Egypt

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 01:37 GMT

Nasr added that these amendments will have a positive effect, especially as some of the expected expansions are larger in size and value than projects already in place.

Youth committee to hold dialogue sessions to discuss constitution amendments

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 03:54 GMT

The committee is holding a series of dialogue sessions to discuss Egypt’s newly proposed constitutional amendments.

Labor law amendments on women, children

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 01:02 GMT

The Legislative Committee at the parliament is finalizing the amendments to labor law articles concerned with women and children.

Parliament approves amendments to Income Tax Law

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 12:53 GMT

The amendments would push the deadline for submitting supplementary documentation of the tax declaration.

Life imprisonment, fine of LE 1M for smuggling antiquities

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 07:14 GMT

Parliament’s Culture and Media Committee approved a bill on Tuesday intensifying the penalty for smuggling antiquities.

Misr Life Insurance OKs capital hike by 200%

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 10:28 GMT

The extraordinary general meeting of Misr Life Insurance approved raising the capital by 200 percent, according to the Official Gazette on Monday.

Misr Insurance capital to rise 134%

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 11:06 GMT

The capital of Misr Insurance will be increased owing to the amendments introduced to the capitals of the affiliated companies

Parliament reduces foreigners’ work permit fee in new law

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 06:29 GMT

The fee of foreigners’ work permits in Egypt will range from 5,000-30,000 EGP, rather than a maximum of 50,000 EGP, as earlier proposed by the government.