Egypt assembly finalises new constitution

CAIRO - Egypt's Islamist-led constituent assembly finalized a new constitution on Friday and will send it to the president for him to ratify and put to a popular referendum.
"We have finished working on Egypt's constitution. We will call the president today (Friday) at a reasonable hour to inform him that the assembly has finished its task and the project of the constitution is completed," said Hossam el-Gheriyani, head of the assembly in a live broadcast of the session which lasted about 19 hours.
He added that the next step would be preparing for the referendum which the president will call for.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy