Egypt press review Aug. 30: Parliament starts applying VAT act next month, harshens tax evasion penalty to 5 yrs in prison
Press Review

Youm7:

 

* Members of Parliament exchange curses during sessions.

 

* Al-Ahly SC courts Bassem Morsi for 28 million EGP.

 

* Parliament adopts VAT act, and applies it in October

 

* Tax evasion penalty harshened to five years in prison

 

* Education Ministry cancels mid-term exams, and instead conducts 6 exams throughout the year.

 

*Gov’t obliges ministries to close any bank accounts other than CBE.

 

Parlmany:

 

* Parliament sub-committee to submit assessment report on National Council for Human Rights performance.

 

* Parliament to discuss Churches building law Tuesday.

 

* Defendant accused in subsidized wheat corruption case released after paying 77 million EGP.

 

Innfrad:

 

* Sisi, PM discuss provision of basic commodities at markets, protection of low-income citizens.

 

* Swiss court accepts Egypt’s appeal against closing probe into Mubarak’s assets.

 

* “Catch greedy” initiative aims to monitor markets amid lack of official surveillance.

 

 

Al-Ahram:

 

* Third Egypt Pilgrims dies in Saudi Arabia before Hajj rituals begin.

 

* Sisi discusses reviving peace talks with U.S. delegation

 

* Ticad closes after signing 73 MEMOS and issuing “Nairobi plan and declaration”

 

 

Akhbar al-Youm:

 

* Egypt informs Russia that Cairo Airport meets security standards.

 

* Parliament refers wheat corruption report to top prosecutor and Illicit gain authority.

 

* 3 terrorists killed, 2 conscripts injured in Sheikh Zuwayed.

 

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