Egyptian National Dialogue approves agenda for 3rd week

Ahram Online , Saturday 10 Jun 2023

The Board of Trustees of the National Dialogue has approved the agenda for the sessions of the third week of the dialogue -- which is set to kick off on Sunday -- after consulting with the general and assistant rapporteurs on the issues of the political, economic and societal axes.

Egyptian National Dialogue
Egyptian National Dialogue


According to a statement issued on Saturday, the board will hold the political sessions Sunday to discuss the number of members of the House of Representatives and the Senate as per the agenda of the Committee for the Exercise of Political Rights and Parliamentary Representation.

Other sessions will be held in tandem to tackle the topic of the Freedom of Information Act, which is on the Committee on Human Rights and Freedom's agenda.

The economic sessions of the Public Investment Priorities and State Ownership Policy Committee will kick off on Tuesday to discuss public investment priorities, ownership and management of state assets, and public investment financing

In addition, two sessions will be held on the state’s role in providing agricultural production requirements and on product pricing issues as per the Committee on Agriculture and Food Security's agenda. 

The social session will be held on Thursday, with two sessions for the Youth Committee to tackle the issue of supporting and empowering youth in the entrepreneurship file.

Also, two sessions will be held on healthcare to discuss the comprehensive health insurance system and the governmental and private health systems as per the agenda of the Health Committee.

The National Dialogue, which kicked off on 3 May, saw the broad participation of public figures, political forces, civil society groups, professionals, and labour unions, who discussed important political, economic and social issues.

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