Chelsea win Group E as Giroud scores 4 goals vs Sevilla    Khartoum's benefits from GERD cannot be achieved without signature of a binding legal agreement, says Sudan's irrigation minister    In Photos: Egypt's Sisi inspects a number of locally-manufactured multi-use vehicle models    Egypt's stock market slightly up, main index falls after Juhayna head arrest    42nd Cairo International Film Festival opens today amid strict precautionary measures    Not so Merry Christmas looms for coronavirus-hit Europe    Asian stocks mixed on Wednesday after Wall Street surged overnight    Armed bank robbers storm another Brazilian town, battle police in streets    UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech Coronavirus vaccine, first in the world    A gloomy Christmas in store for Gaza handicraft workshop    Deadline for reconciliation requests in building violations pushed back till end of 2020: Egypt cabinet    Egypt's capital inflows fell by half in FY2019/20, CBE    Live score: Manchester United v Paris Saint-Germain (UEFA Champions League)    Egypt confirms 392 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths on Tuesday    Champions League a headache for Atletico: Simeone after Bayern draw    Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment    Egyptian expats to print ballots starting Thursday for 2nd stage of parliamentary run-offs    In '76 Days,' a documentary portrait of lockdown in Wuhan    Eni reaches agreements with Egypt, Naturgy to restart operations at gas plant in Damietta    Gana Hena play at Al-Ghad Theatre is a must go    A final battle    Free Devastation    France aiming for broader COVID-19 vaccination campaign in spring: Macron    Egypt reports 370 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths on Monday    Brexit unresolved, as EU, UK say big differences remain    Cairo International Book Fair suspended for five months over coronavirus concerns    US will reduce number of its troop in Iraq, Afghanistan    Asia forms world's biggest trade bloc, a China-backed group excluding U.S    Egypt unveils largest archaeological discovery in 2020 with over 100 intact sarcophagi    Trump says won't blame Egypt for being ‘upset' over GERD dispute with Ethiopia    1st stage of Egypt's parliamentary elections kicks off on Saturday    Global Finance: Egypt's Tarek Amer among the world's top 20 central bank governors    Legend footballer Lionel Messi says he is forced to stay with Barcelona    Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to resume Nile dam talks today    Iraqi conglomerate eyes developing land that housed Mubarak-era ruling party HQ    Legend Messi officially wants to leave Barcelona, hands transfer request    The Facebook Preacher's Search for Fame, and Egypt's Economy    Egypt calls on UNSC to address oil spill risks off Yemen coast    Egypt economically strong in face of COVID-19, reforms ongoing: International Cooperation Minister    Arafa Holding reports $144,000 COVID-19-related losses in April    Egypt's efforts in Libya to activate free will of Libyan people: Al-Sisi    Hyksos campaigns were internal takeover, not foreign invaders: study    COVID-19 affects Egypt sporting clubs    COVID-19 will soon turn to seasonal like swine flu: Presidential Health Advisor    ‘Egypt's Support' coalition convenes to discuss its Senate election list    Robbery attempt leads to discovery of Ptolemaic monuments in Qena    Flouting international guidance, Ethiopia unilaterally starts filling its Nile dam    Zaha speaks out after online racial abuse    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Parliamentary elections to be held in November: Baha Abu Shoqa
Parliament is still waiting on draft laws from the government concerning the house of representatives and senate
Published in Daily News Egypt on 19 - 01 - 2020

, Head of Parliament's Committee of Legislative and Constitutional Affairs Bahaa Abo Shoqa said on Saturday that the upcoming parliamentary elections would be held in November 2020.
His statement came during a meeting with a Malawi Parliamentary delegation headed by Davis Katsonga, Abu Shoqa said that the next presidential election would be in March 2024.
Also, Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal said that the five-year time period of the current parliament will come to an end on 9 January 2021, in accordance with Article 106 of the constitution. The Article states that elections to form a new parliament should be held within the 60 days preceding 9 January 2021; meaning that elections will be held in November 2020.
When the delegation inquired about any expected amendment for the constitution, he said that the basic principle of the constitution is permanence and continuity, and that there are no specific time for a new constitution or its amendments.
In its current and final session, the Parliament is preparing to discuss the laws of constitutional entitlements, particularly the law of House of Representatives and the Senate, which was a result of the recent constitutional amendments, in addition to local council elections bill.
Ehab Al-Tamawi, member of the Legislative Committee, said on Saturday that there is a great need to work on these laws for constitutional entitlements, noting that Parliament is waiting for the government to send these laws.
He also said that Parliament would interfere if the government delayed sending the drafts of these laws to begin legislation.
Al-Tamawi also noted that members of the Legislative Committee already submitted three laws on the Senate


Clic here to read the story from its source.