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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
Up to six months imprisonment and fine of up to EGP 10,000 if unlicensed violators found regulating vehicles
Agreement supports Egypt’s transformation into regional energy hub, says Minister Al-Mashat
Abdel Aal sends letter to NEA President requesting commission’s opinions on election law
Approval also given to 3 financing agreements with EIB, worth €122.7m, in sanitation, transportation sectors
Support Egypt coalition, which submitted the draft, is preparing another for House of Representatives
Parliament to discuss state’s general budget next week, says Ali Abdel Aal
As part of ongoing precautionary measures against coronavirus, free face masks will be distributed during sessions
Infected MPs are currently quarantined at private hospitals
Hiekal is fifth MP to contract virus
Egypt has world-class healthcare infrastructure, with many alternatives
Draft law provides for repeal of the Law on the Central Bank and the Banking System issued by Law No. 88 of 2003
Twelve MPs, who directly contacted infected MP, underwent tests with results to appear after 48 hours, says Wahdan
New measure requires availability of face masks in markets, says MP Mohamed Al-Amary
Presidential decree extending state of emergency for further three months also approved
The law also put in place flexible, new and updated mechanisms to facilitate the provision of financing for these projects and expand the provision of financial and non-financial incentives for the, as well as the development of simplified and flexible systems for permanent tax treatment.