CAIRO : The Wafd Liberal Party may still act as a member of The Beloved Egypt electoral alliance to run in the long-awaited parliamentary elections, Youm 7 reported.
Party member Essam Shiha told Youm7 that the supreme authority might be changed soon on the grounds of running internal elections, but the base of the party is married to the idea of remaining with The Beloved Egypt electoral alliance, which also includes other liberal parties and movements as the Free Egyptians and Tamarod.
Another gathering for civil parties is also currently being formed; the Egyptian Front is composed of some Mubarak-regime figures such as Al Harka Al Watnya Party, which was founded by the last prime minster under Mubarak, Ahmed Shafiq, and the Conference Party, which was founded by Amr Moussa, a Mubarak-era foreign minister.
No exact date for running the elections has been set, but they are expected to be carried out by the end of this year. The elections were originally slated to take place in March and April, but districting regulations in the election law were ruled unconstitutional. President Sisi recently said in an interview he felt it would be “impossible” for the elections to take place before the start of Ramadan, set to begin in late June.