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Parliament concluded its legislative season by discussing two controversial laws on the Bar Association and NGOs, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said the NGOs law is necessary and should be discussed before the summer recess. Gamal Essam El-Din reports




The discussion will include political, economic and military relations

The approval came amid accusations that the law was tailored to serve the current head of the Bar Association

The law was re-drafted by the Ministry of Social Solidarity upon the request of president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi

MPs said the company is vital to the national economy and has to be kept in government hands

The House speaker said that parliament will hold plenary sessions until Thursday in order to finish the debate and vote on pending laws before summer recess

Parliament is scheduled to convene on Sunday to discuss a number of controversial new laws before MPs adjourn for summer recess

A law aimed at purging government ministries of Muslim Brotherhood elements is being drafted in parliament

Parliament is to discuss a new controversial law aimed at regulating the Bar Association

The discussion covered joint cooperation in the area of building nuclear power stations, and the resumption of direct Russian flights to Egypt's Red Sea tourist resorts

On the sixth anniversary of the anti-Muslim Brotherhood 30 June Revolution, Gamal Essam El-Din reviews the group’s 12 months in power

The move came after a three-day debate and amid sharp criticism from leftist MPs


A parliamentary report said the government should do more to cut inflation and the budget deficit in the new fiscal year

Before adjourning for their summer recess at the end of this month MPs will meet to discuss the budget and a raft of new laws

Gamal Essam El-Din interviews Mohamed Fahmy, a former Al-Jazeera English journalist who has become the CEO of the London-based Investigative Journal

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