Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

17 March 2014

Egypt: Presidential Candidates to Undergo Medical Examinations

Cairo — Egypt's presidential elections commission issued on Monday the regulations for the medical examination which candidates are required to undergo to run for presidency.

According to the decree, only an official report from the health ministry's special medical committees will be taken into account in regards to the physical and psychological health of candidates.

The committees will have to prepare reports that include whether the candidates are fit for presidency.

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