Egypt formed a 50-Member Panel to amend the Constitution

Sep 2, 2013 17:29 IST

Egyptian President Adly Mansour on 1 September 2013 approved a 50 member panel to amend the suspended 2012 Constitution. The panel is comprised of representatives from among the jurists, experts, academicians, armed forces, journalists, writers, labour unions, public figures, and the political parties among others. Islamists would be represented by the Al Nour party.

The panel is tasked with carrying out amendments in the 2012 Constitution which was prepared by the Islamist regime under Mohamed Mursi. A group of 10 eminent legal experts has already identified areas for amendment and prepared the draft.

The 50-member panel will give final shape to the Constitution within 60 days, keeping in mind the interests of various sections of Egyptian society.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes51 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Egypt , Constitution , Panel

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK