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Egyptian President Sisi invites parliament to hold 2nd inaugural session of 1st legislative term

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 12:53 GMT

The inaugural session is due to convene at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

Gov't constitutionally committed to preparing line-item budget - Minister

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 04:41 GMT

Addressing the Senate, the minister added that the performance-based budget would be fully implemented within four years.

Senate finally Okays FY2021/2022 economic, social development plan

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 10:06 GMT

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 Parliament, Senate announce ‘full support’ for Sisi’s efforts in reconstructing Palestinian state

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 03:35 GMT

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.

Egypt's Senate approves in principle Sovereign Sukuk Act

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:55 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Senate approves new anti-FGM bill

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 04:16 GMT

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.

Sisi approves Egypt’s Senate internal regulation

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 09:56 GMT

With publishing the law in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya on Thursday, the law will be applicable on the following day.

In Principle, Egypt’s Senate approves statute bill

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 12:04 GMT

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.

Plenary session of Egypt’s Senate convenes to discuss draft statute

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 10:39 GMT

The draft regulations consisted of 292 articles divided into 12 chapters.

The Coptic senator who became the Egyptian Senate's first female undersecretary

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

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.

How Sisi's choices of 100 members at Egyptian Senate guarantee partisan, gender, age diversity

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 10:41 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed 100 members out of 300 at the Senate in a fashion that guarantees diversity in the council.

A Salafist of Nour Party appointed by Sisi is the Egyptian Senate's youngest member

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:17 GMT

Nour Party has thanked President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi for appointing two of its members in the Senate.

Senators take constitutional oath during opening session of 1st legislative term in Egypt

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 12:00 GMT

Members of the Senate took on Sunday the constitutional oath during the opening session of the first legislative term.

Egypt’s Sisi doubles women’s quota in the Senate

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 11:37 GMT

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 to witness inaugural session, October 18

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 07:02 GMT

Egypt’s Senate is ready for its inaugural session on October 18, which will be witnessing electing the Speaker and the two deputies.

President sisi calls on Senate to convene on Oct. 18

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 09:46 GMT

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.

Rerun of Egypt's Senate elections over 26 seats kicks off Sep. 8

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 08:16 GMT

The rerun of senate elections over a number of seats kicked off Tuesday and will conclude on Wednesday.

LIVE UPDATE: Last day of Egypt's Senate Elections 2020 kicks off

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 09:50 GMT

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.

LIVE UPDATE: Resident Egyptians cast ballots in Senate Elections 2020

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 09:11 GMT

The polling places opened their doors at 9:00 a.m.

2nd day of expats voting in Egyptian Senate elections begins with China

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 08:37 GMT

The second day of expats voting in Senate elections kicked off Monday starting with China.

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