Live Update: Egyptian expatriates vote on constitutional amendments - News Summed Up

Live Update: Egyptian expatriates vote on constitutional amendments


Egyptian expatriates line up in a queue outside the Egyptian embassy in Riyadh to vote in the public referendum on the new constitutional amendments on Friday- press photoEgyptian expats celebrate after casting their votes in the public referendum on the constitutional amendments- press photoEgyptian expats head from New Jersey to New York to vote in the constitutional amendments- press photoEgyptian ambassador to Canada ballots his vote- Press PhotoEgyptian expats, who are working at the petroleum sector in Jordan, pose for a picture after casting their ballotsEgyptian expats and Egyptian ambassador to Germany Badr Abdel-Atti pose for a picture after casting their votes on the constitutional amendments - press photoAn Egyptian woman casts her vote in the Egyptian embassy in New Delhi - press photoEgyptian expats head to the Egyptian embassy in Dubai to vote on the constitutional amendments - press photoEgyptian family at the Egyptian embassy in Beirut to vote on the new constitutional amendments- press photoAn expatriate casts his vote on the new constitutional amendments at the Egyptian embassy in Beirut- press photoEgyptian expats participate in a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendments in Riyadh-based embassy - press photoEgyptian ambassador to Iraq Alaa Morsi casts his vote on the constitutional amendments- press photoAn expat casts his vote on the constitutional amendments- press potoEgyptian expats vote on the constitutional amendments in Asturias - press photoCAIRO – 19 April 2019: Egyptian expatriates started a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendments in 140 embassies and consulates of 125 countries worldwide, amid massive campaigning for the amendments abroad and domestically.The amendments include a “transitional article” that allows President Sisi to remain in power until 2024; Sisi will also have the right to run for a new 6-year term. The amendments also give the president the right to choose heads of courts, judicial bodies, the Supreme Constitutional Court, and the Attorney General, Egypt's top prosecutor from some nominees.Immediately after the Egyptian House of Representatives approved the new amendments to the 2014 Constitution on Tuesday, head of the National Election Authority (NEA) Lachine Ibrahim, called on the Egyptian expatriates to vote in the planned referendum on constitutional amendments from Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21. They also can contact the ministry via mail: Info.elections@emigration.gov.eg , the minister said in a statement on Thursday.Egyptian expats continue flocking to the Egyptian embassy in London to vote on the new amendments.Egyptian embassy in Washington and Ottawa and consulate in New York opened their doors for the Egyptian expats to ballot their votes on the amendments.Egyptian expats in Jordan after cast their votes in the public referendum on the constitutional amendments. Some voters sent Egypt Today their photos inside the embassy to share their moment of voting.Expatriates of the Egyptian community in Bahrain headed to Manama-based embassy toExpatriates outside the Egyptian embassy in Kuwait lined up in a long queue, waiting to cast their votes on the constitutional amendments.The Egyptian embassy in Beirut received Egyptian expatriates to vote in the public referendum. Also the member of diplomatic staff cast their ballot.In Saudi Arabia, where hosts the largest Egyptian community in the Arab world, Egyptian expatriates cast their votes in Riyadh-based embassy amid high turnout.Egyptian expatriates in Iraq headed to vote.


Source: Egypt Today April 19, 2019 09:33 UTC



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