Egypt’s politics digest Aug. 25: Report of fact-finding committee on corruption at wheat silos to be discussed at parliament Monday
Waleed Hussien, 15, carries freshly harvested wheat in a field in Qaha, El-Kalubia governorate, northeast of Cairo, Egypt May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Report of fact-finding committee on corruption at wheat silos to be discussed at parliament Monday

The report of a fact-finding committee on a wide-scale corruption case at wheat silos will be discussed Monday in the presence of Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy, Member of Parliament Yasser Omar told Youm7 Thursday.

MP to file memo on homeless people

An urgent memo will be presented at the parliament Sunday on homeless mentally handicapped and old people, as Member of Parliament Atef Makhalif said the government does not fulfill its constitutional duties by not providing such people with care, Youm7 reported Thursday.

Request to form fact-finding committee to visit potentially robbed gold mines submitted

The parliament will form a fact-finding committee to visit three gold mines in Safaga on the Red Sea after news they have been robbed; until then, it will not accuse any part. Meanwhile, a request to for the committee has been filed and is awaiting approval, Youm7 reported Thursday.

MP Abdel Hameed Kamal urgent the parliament to hold Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy politiclally accountable before his resigns, amid news he is preparing to leave his post after a corruption scandal where owners of wheat silos mixed subsidized local wheat with imported wheat to acquire the price difference, Youm7 reported, Thursday.

 

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