As such, the total number of NGOs, cases against which have been dropped, becomes 75.
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Fourteen NGOs reached the final stage out of 1012.
A total of 20,000 associations and NGOs have applied at the Ministry of Solidarity to reconcile their status per the new NGO law, according to a Wednesday report by the ministry.
Otherwise, the ministry would file lawsuits before the Administrative Judiciary in order to get shut down verdicts against those NGOs.
The premier underlined the importance of transferring as quickly as possible waste discharges after rehabilitating canals and promoting citizens' awareness to stop dumping their rubbish in waterways.
The justice noted that the first ruling issued on December 5 cleared six NGOs, and did not convict 14 others because the evidence is not sufficient.
Qassem noted that the deadline to submit requests is approaching as it is set for March 31.
A number of representatives of the civil society organizations praised issuing the long-awaited executive regulations for the NGOs Act No.149 for Year 2019.
The minister added that Egypt currently has 52,000 Egyptian NGOs, and 59 foreign NGOs.
The House of Representatives passed an amended NGOs law in July 2019, after the existing version of the law was criticized for imposing steep restrictions on the work of tens of thousands of NGOs in the country.
The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development (ECHRD) is closely following the latest calls inciting Egyptians to demonstrate in the streets and breach the laws regulating peaceful protests
Egypt’s new NGOs law allowed providing foreign funding, establishing new associations only by “notifying” along with abolishing imprisonment as a punishment.
All NGOs operating in Egypt must adjust their conditions to comply with the law within a year.
The Ministry of Social Solidarity has reworded the draft law and sent it to the parliament last week.
Fair opportunities will be available to all civil society organizations that work in the field of handicrafts and cultural heritage.
The cabinet approved on Wednesday a draft law regulating civil work in Egypt. The House of Representatives will receive the draft within this week.
Lasheen Ibrahim met on Saturday with delegations from three NGOs including that of Volunteers Without Borders.
The Ministry of Health and Population has carried out surgeries for 118,000 patients in critical conditions over almost one year.
In November 2018, Sisi agreed to form an official committee to reconsider a law issued in 2017 governing the operation of foreign NGOs in Egypt.