Egypt: Sisi - Govt Adopted Unprecedented Measures to Confront Coronavirus

Monday 23 March 2020 - 12:26 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Sunday 22/3/2020 that the government took a raft of unprecedented measures to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The president gave the remarks during a meeting with a group of prominent women on the occasion of the Egyptian Women's Day, Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady said.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has signed law No. 19/2020, amending some provisions of law No. 396/1956 on regulating prisons.

The president also approved amendments to law No. 182/1960 on combating drugs and regulating their use and trafficking.

The two laws were published on the official gazette on Sunday22/3/2020.

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