Widow of Egyptian Army martyr addresses international community on Alaa Abdel Fatah

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives Eman El Alfy, who is also the widow of Armed Forces Martyr Adel Abdel Hamid Eid Hassan, posted a video on Facebook Wednesday.

Parliament approves toughened penalty on agricultural encroachments

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 07:17 GMT

The draft law aims to protect national food security and agricultural land, preserve its fertility, as these violations have direct impact on the national economy, sustainable development and agricultural production.

Egypt's gov't allocates LE 711.8 million to the medical sector

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 07:32 GMT

The government directed about 711.8 million pounds to the medical sector, with an increase of 56.1 million pounds compared to the allocations of the previous fiscal year.

Egypt's new draft labor law toughens punishment on forced labor, work discrimination

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 08:22 GMT

The draft law was finally decided upon by the Senate.

What does Egypt do to care for the elderly?

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 07:00 GMT

Providing the elderly with integrated health care rights, facilitating the payment of pensions, and providing a companion for the elderly in his home.

Senate report calls on application of 5% employment rate of differently-abled persons in Egypt

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 10:24 GMT

This came during recommendations within a report of the Energy, Environment and Manpower Committee on a proposal submitted by MP Muhammad Al-Sayed Al-Salhi regarding activating the 5 percent rate for people with disabilities, which was referred to the government to take the necessary action.

Egypt allocates 306.8 bln total investments to transport sector in 22/23 plan

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 10:57 GMT

Last fiscal year, Egypt’s investments in transport sector amounted to 240.7 billion pounds.

Egyptian-German ties ''strong'': German parliamentarian

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 12:57 GMT

The Egyptian and German sides appreciate the close ties binding the two countries, he added in exclusive statements to MENA correspondent in Berlin.

Sisi issues decree on conclusion of Senate's 2nd ordinary legislative session

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 02:20 GMT

Following the president's decree, the Senate will begin its summer break

Egypt’s law criminalizes radio jamming, punishes violators by imprisonment, fine

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 08:40 GMT

Egypt’s Telecommunications Regulatory Law punishes unlawful intentional interception of radio waves by imprisonment and fine.

Egyptian Parliamentarian suggests raising awareness on cornea donation, introducing eye bank

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 03:09 GMT

There are almost one million citizens who need cornea transplants.

Egypt to host 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians on June 15-16 in Sharm El Sheikh

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The conference is being jointly organized by the House of Representatives and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

Egypt establishes 6 technological universities, digitalize university exams as part of 22/23 development plan

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 12:47 GMT

Egypt’s development plan for the fiscal year 22/23 aims to build the Egyptian Person, improve citizens’ quality of life, and strengthen the international competitiveness of Egypt’s economy.

Parliament approves 2 agreements for Alexandria Metro, rehabilitation of hydroelectric stations

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 05:11 GMT

The House of Representatives approved the decision of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt No. 122 of 2022 regarding the approval of a loan agreement (Alexandria Metro) between Egypt and the EBRD in the amount of €250 million, signed in Cairo on Dec. 27, 2021, according to a statement.

Speaker of Kuwaiti Parliament: Egypt’s role in supporting Arab issues ‘honorable’

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 07:45 GMT

In his meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr. Hanafi Jabali, Ghanim stressing said: “Egypt is the capital of the Arabs."

Egypt's House of Representatives recommends faculties of African studies and languages be opened

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 01:53 GMT

The Foreign Affairs Committee at the House of Representatives recommended on Monday that faculties of African studies be opened in Egyptian universities as well as departments of African languages at the faculties of arts and education.

Egypt's Parliament approves 3 agreements supporting health insurance system, Upper Egypt's development

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 11:44 GMT

Egyptian Parliament approved Thursday three agreements that support health insurance system in the country, and Upper Egypt's development.

Egypt advances to 48th position in empowering women politically

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt has advanced 48 ranks in the indicators of political empowerment of women in a global report on gender gap, according to Cabinet’s media center.

40 Egyptian political parties to present their views on national dialogue mechanisms

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Secretary-general of the Coalition of Egyptian Parties Taysir Matar told Al Ahram Tuesday that representatives of the 40 member parties will meet Wednesday evening.

Egypt’s parliament considers bill regulating food waste

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT

A study prepared by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) showed that about 50 percent of vegetables and fruits, 40 percent of fish, 30 percent of milk and wheat are wasted annually in Egypt.