30 December 2012

Egypt: Round Six of Presidency's National Dialogue Begins

Photo: Al Jazeera English
International women day in Egypt

The presidency began on Sunday evening the sixth round of its national dialogue sessions at its headquarters in Cairo's Masr al-Gedida.

Outgoing vice president Judge Mahmoud Mekki heads the national dialogue sessions which are sponsored by President Mohamed Mursi.

The session discussed in detail different proposals on drafting a parliamentary elections law that were put forward by several political powers, the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.

The outcome of this session's discussions will be presented to the Shura Council before the council discusses the draft law that the cabinet will put forward.

The fifth round of the national dialogue sessions last Wednesday witnessed discussions on the parliamentary elections law and the contentious articles that require amendments in the newly-drafted constitution.

The presidency had renewed its invitation for political forces to attend the fifth and sixth rounds especially after the result of the referendum on the constitution was officially announced last Tuesday.

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.