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Latest in Tag: shura council


Government studies new law to regulate foreign capital

By Ibrahim El-Masry Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf Al-Arabi said the government is considering drafting a new law to regulate the flow of foreign capital to Egypt whether in investments or funding for non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Speaking during a public session of the Shura Council that tackled the issue of foreign grants and …

Daily News Egypt

Shura council appoints new Supreme Council of the Press

The Shura Council ratified new members of the Supreme Council of the Press on Tuesday, according to state-owned MENA news agency. The new formation of the council includes the head of the Shura Council, Ahmed Fahmy, 16 senior staff editors of state-owned newspapers, and four chief editors of party-owned newspapers which are: Al-Wafd Party, the …

Rana Muhammad Taha

New chairmen of the boards announced for state newspapers

The Shura Council’s general committee has appointed new heads for the country’s state-owned newspapers. The Islamist-dominated assembly appointed current head of the Press Syndicate Mamdouh Al-Waali as head of Al-Ahram and Ahmed Sameh Saadallah the head of the board of Al-Akhbar Al-Youm. Shaker Gamal Eddin, who was already appointed editor-in-chief of the MENA last month, …

Basil El-Dabh

Amid tensions court postpones flashpoint cases

The Administrative Judiciary Court of the State Council postponed a slew of cases which included calls for reversals of the dissolution of the People’s Assembly, a reversal of President Mohamed Morsy’s decision to reinstate it, and new demands for the dissolution of Shura Council and the Constituent Assembly. The court will resume its proceedings on …

Ahmed Aboulenein

Shura Council report cites corruption as main cause of growing debt

The Shura Council’s Economic and Financial Affairs Committee is citing widespread corruption within the state as the main reason for worsening public debt in a report that has created a firestorm since it was released. The report highlighted 65,000 instances of corruption in a single year as evidence of massive waste, with government agencies routinely …

Daily News Egypt

Islamists dominate upper house after vote

By AFP CAIRO: Islamists seized most seats in the two-stage vote for Egypt’s upper house of parliament, the Shura Council, the electoral commission said on Saturday. The results cap landmark legislative elections that saw Islamists propelled to the center stage of Egyptian politics. A commission official said the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) …

DNE

Egypt wraps up legislative elections

By AFP CAIRO: Egypt on Wednesday wrapped up two-stage elections for the upper house of parliament, which caps a landmark legislative poll that saw Islamists propelled to the centre stage of politics. Many polling stations were empty in the final day of voting for members of the Shoura Council, in sharp contrast to the long …

DNE

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