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Egypt’s Elections Authority sets dates for constitutional referendum


President of the National Elections Authority (NEA) Lasheen Ibrahim announced on Wednesday the timetable for the referendum on the constitutional amendments approved by the House of Representatives in Egypt and abroad. NAE set the referendum on the constitutional amendments for Friday April 19, Saturday April 20, and Sunday April 21 for Egyptians expatriates abroad, and set Saturday April 20, Sunday April 21, and Monday April 22 April for citizens within Egypt. During the conference, Lasheen pledged to run the referendum on the constitutional amendments under full judicial supervision. The amendments include a transitional article that allows the current president to remain in office until 2024. The current president can run for a second term of six years, possibly ruling until 2030.


Source: Egypt Independent April 17, 2019 15:33 UTC



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