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Majlis Ash-Shura (Shoura Assembly)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name - Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Majlis Ash-Shura / Shoura Assembly
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Majlis Al-Chaab / People's Assembly
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1924 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Ahmed Fahmy (M) 

Notes Elected on 28 Feb. 2012.
Secretary General Farag Hafez El Dory (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 270 / 270
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 12 (4.44%)
Mode of designation directly elected 180
appointed 90
Notes Appointed members: appointed by the Head of State.
Term 6 years; one-half of the membership is renewed every 3 years
Last renewal dates 29 January 2012
22 February 2012 (View details)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Majlis Ash-Shura
CAIRO
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Phone (20-2) 2795 5492-9
Fax (20-2) 2795 45 89
E-mail gsecretariat@parliament.gov.eg
Website http://www.shoura.gov.eg

This page was last updated on 9 July 2013
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