Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Constituent Assembly Members On Tour to Present Constitution Draft Abroad

A number of the constituent assembly members will begin a tour mid-September in a number of countries to listen to the opinions of Egyptian expatriates abroad after the first draft of the constitution is ready, Abdel Fattah Khattab, rapporteur of the assembly's proposals committee, said on Sunday.

In a statement the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Sunday, Khattab stated that the draft is expected to be ready before mid-September.

Egyptian communities abroad will pay the expenses of these trips, he stated, adding that the tour will include travelling to six countries which are the United States, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and France.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Aswat Masriya. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.