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Sunday, 4 March 2018

Tensions rise in Al Wafd Party over suggested changes to party bylaws

Al Wafd Party Chairman Al Sayed Al Badawi has called for a meeting later this month to discuss amending the party’s bylaws before his term ends in June, leading to tension within the party, Ahram Online reports. The majority of the party’s Supreme Committee voted last month to postpone the discussions until a new chairman is elected, and many party leaders have also objected to discussing bylaw amendments in the “tense climate” of electing Al Badawi’s successor.

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