The Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy inaugurated Tuesday the annual exhibition of subsidized school supplies, scheduled to last for 10 days.
- Haitham Abdel Aziz, a member of Board of Directors of the Egyptian Pharmacist Syndicate, warned of the presence of a counterfeit antibiotic injection, claiming that the medicine had not been tested and might cause cancer or any unknown diseases to those who will use it.
A judicial source denied the postponement of the parliamentary elections to the next year, adding the window to declare candidacy will be opened after the Eid el-Adha holiday
- The Deans’ Council at Cairo University will be held on Sep. 15 to ratify the decision previously taken to ban any student’s families or coalitions based on political, religious or partisan approach.
Dar el-Iftaa announced that it would issue an Islamic encyclopedia including correct concepts of Islam, which will be distributed free of charge among Western states, America and East and West Africa.
- The Cairo governorate allocated specific lanes at microbus stop in Giza and in Monib South Giza for street vendors
The High council for Nile Water decided to build two filtering stations at the Nile River’s two main distributaries; the Damietta and the Rosetta, in order to protect the water from pollution, decrease waste and prevent contaminated water from reaching Sinai lands. The penalty for polluting Nile water has been toughened to be one year imprisonment and a 20,000 EGP fine ($2,800.)
- A police report demanding the dissolution of the Building and Development Party, the political wing of the Gamaa Islamiyya, was referred to the Attorney General. The report said that the party has violated the law rulings regarding the political parties
The Minister of Endowment Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said that “the ministry did not and will not make any deals with the Salafi current to ascend mosques’ rostrums and give sermons.
- The National Council for Human Rights demands the ratification of the new civil associations’ law after the Parliamentary elections.