Ministerial legislature group approve Zewail “City of Science”

Ahram Online, Tuesday 10 May 2011

The ministerial legislature group approves a law to create the "City of Science", and reviews laws regulating political participation and Egypt's electoral system

The ministerial legislature group headed by Yehia El-Gammal, deputy president of the council of ministers, which includes the ministers of planning, international cooperation, education, justice and foreign affairs, has agreed to the law approving the creation of the “City of Science” proposed by Egyptian scientist and Noble laureate Ahmed Zewail.

Two other draft laws were reviewed, including no. 73 of 1956, which deals with political participation rights, and no. 38 of 1972, which deals with the parliament and the electoral system. Both reviewed laws have been referred to the council of ministers. 

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