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Thursday, 3 May 2018

Al Wafd’s Abu Shoka looks to create its own parliamentary coalition

Al Wafd Party head Bahaa El Din Abu Shoka is moving towards creating a parliamentary coalition by bringing together independent MPs and those in smaller parties, he tells Al Masry Al Youm. Abu Shoka has reportedly also approached MPs who are part of Parliament’s majority bloc, the Support Egypt coalition. Members of Al Wafd are opposing Abu Shoka’s plan, saying they see greater value in focusing on improving the internal politics of the party and increase its political activity, according to the newspaper.

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