23 December 2012

Egypt: President Morsi Issues Decree Appointing 90 Members in Shura Council

President Mohamed Morsi on Saturday 22/12/2012 issued a decree appointing 90 members in the Shura Council (the upper house of parliament).

A presidential statement said the decree comes as part of national dialogue sponsored by the president.

The decree aims at expanding the participation in the political process to include various political and societal powers and a number of public figures with expertise and competencies, the statement added.

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