The inaugural session is due to convene at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
Addressing the Senate, the minister added that the performance-based budget would be fully implemented within four years.
The upper chamber of parliament gave its final approval on Sunday after over a 4-hour session to debate the bill in the presence of Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala el Saeed.
Egypt’s Senate announced Tuesday its full support to President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s announcement to allocate $500 million to the reconstruction of Gaza Strip, with the participation of Egyptian firms as well.
Senators praised the bill, stressing that it brings unconventional investments, complies with Islamic law, and preserves the state's right to ownership of assets and the rights of investors.
The new amendments stipulated that whoever conducts female gentile mutilation by removing part of the female’s genitals or modifying, mutilating, or inflicting injuries to those organs shall be punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years.
With publishing the law in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya on Thursday, the law will be applicable on the following day.
The approval was granted in the plenary session that was held on Sunday. Lawmaker Rasha Wessim Abdel Rahman took the constitutional oath as deputy speaker of the Senate.
The draft regulations consisted of 292 articles divided into 12 chapters.
A Coptic woman from Ismailia was elected by the people to be a member in the Egyptian Senate, and was elected again inside the council to be its undersecretary.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed 100 members out of 300 at the Senate in a fashion that guarantees diversity in the council.
Nour Party has thanked President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for appointing two of its members in the Senate.
Members of the Senate took on Sunday the constitutional oath during the opening session of the first legislative term.
Egypt’s Senate is ready for its inaugural session on October 18, which will be witnessing the electing of the Speaker and the two deputies.
Egypt’s Senate is ready for its inaugural session on October 18, which will be witnessing electing the Speaker and the two deputies.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued, Thursday decree no. 577 of 2020 to invite the Senate to hold its first regular session of the first legislative term on Sunday, October 18, at 12 p.m. local time.
The rerun of senate elections over a number of seats kicked off Tuesday and will conclude on Wednesday.
The second and last day of resident Egyptians voting kicked off on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at 9:00 p.m.
The polling places opened their doors at 9:00 a.m.
The second day of expats voting in Senate elections kicked off Monday starting with China.