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Voting in the first phase of the House of Representatives elections will take place in Egypt over Saturday and Sunday in 14 governorates
Using drugs, lack of experience are main reasons for high number of exclusions from upcoming elections
Campaigning starts on Monday and will continue until 18 October
Parliamentary health committee has one month to discuss draft law, before general voting on 1 November
Al-Wafd Party members decide to meet on Thursday to look into participation in National List
EBRD, AFD offer €336m to finance Egypt’s 2030 National Agenda and 17 SDGs
Sixth and final parliamentary session should take place by January 2021 to mark end of current parliament’s tenure
Deals aim to primarily improve lives of low-income Egyptians so they can access their right to adequate housing
The new award, aimed at Egypt’s young generation of innovators, will be granted on an annual basis to anyone aged under 18 years old in the fields of arts and culture.
Law aims to protect rights of people with mental illness, providing them with more protection against any forms of abuse
Agreements will be used to fund several different public health pathways, says Minister Al-Mashat
Agreements cover Cairo Metro Line 1 renovation, higher education, and reproductive health
New legislation to identify responsibilities of waste management stakeholders
New law one of five that will pave way to Egypt’s parliamentary elections in November
Draft law divides Egypt into 143 electoral districts devoted to single system elections, four electoral districts devoted to list system election
Law was submitted after scores of women shared testimonies of sexual assault against university student
Those found guilty of bullying will be punished with no less than six-month imprisonment
Mursal called on President Mohamed Farmajo to appoint a new PM to replace Hassan Ali Khaire and lead the country to hold universal suffrage elections in 2020-2021
The amendments will see the stamp duty on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) transactions for residents reduced to 0.5 per thousand on listed and non-listed securities. The tax will be 1.25 per thousand on stock market transactions for non-residents. There will be a full tax exemption on day trading.
Egypt aims to restore Libya’s balance, national institutions: Al-Sisi to Trump over phone
The approval was given after a standing vote on the new law, with a two-thirds majority of the parliament members voting their approval.
Sharif reaffirmed Egypt’s support of the Libyan people, and that Egyptian parliament will not delay giving Al-Sisi “full mandate” to intervene in Libya
New law passed see formation of People’s Defence Council at governorate level
The SCMR includes representatives from the State Council, the Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), and several journalists.
Amendments tackle women’s parliamentary representation, methods of appointment, and fairness of ballot process
Employees earning monthly salary of EGP 2,000 or below are exempted from deduction
CAPMAS aims to develop worker capabilities to produce data according to international standards, says Minister Al-Mashat
Making Cairo EMGF’s headquarters is a strong start for increasing international petroleum services activities, says El Molla
Violators of law will be fined EGP 300-5,000
Under the amendments, the NEA will announce the results of referendums and elections within five days of receiving all results from the general committees