Last Update 20:26
Sunday, 24 June 2018

Egypt President Morsi to speak at Shura Council Saturday

Egypt President Mohamed Morsi will deliver a speech at the Shura Council Saturday, shortly after appointing 90 members in the upper chamber of parliament

Ahram Online, Wednesday 26 Dec 2012
Views: 921
Views: 921

Egypt President Mohamed Morsi will deliver a speech Saturday at a Shura Council session, Ahmed Fahmi, head of the parliamentary upper chamber announced on Wednesday.

Fahmi in Wednesday's session called on all members to attended the anticipated Saturday session.

Morsi has recently appointed 90 members to the Shura Council, which was elected last winter and whose majority seats was secured by the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood.

President Morsi used to be a leading figure of the Brotherhood and the FJP before assuming power.  

The parliamentary upper chamber, which was protected from dissolution by a controversial presidential decree last month, will have the legislative authority until a new lower house of parliament is elected within two months after nearly 64 per cent of Egyptians approved the new constitution.

The lower house, the People's Assembly that should boast the legislative authority, was dismantled last June after the High Constitutional Court declared the law that regulated last parliamentary elections unconstitutional.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
	WorldCup 2018- News, Live score, Groups, Teams, Matches and stats-Ahram Online

© 2010 Ahram Online.