Back to the complete issue
Thursday, 26 April 2018

El Sisi signs off on law establishing anti-terror council

LEGISLATION WATCH- El Sisi signs off on law establishing anti-terror council: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi signed off on legislation to establish the Supreme Council to Combat Terrorism and Extremism following House and Cabinet approval, according to the State Information Service (SIS). The council will be chaired by the President, with members including the head of General Intelligence, the speaker of the House of Representatives, several ministers, the prime minister, Al Azhar’s Grand Imam, the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, and several ministers. The new independent body will have the authority to issue binding decisions on counterterrorism measures and will also work to fast-track terror cases through the court system.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Etisalat Misr (tax ID: 235-071-579), the leading telecoms provider in Egypt; and Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt.