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Sunday, 3 February 2019

Proposed constitutional amendments dominate last night’s talk shows

The potential for a new constitutional debate dominated the airwaves last night. We have the full story on the proposed amendments in Speed Round, below, including links to snippets from the talkshows.

The government will until its draft FY2019-20 state budget in the House by the end of March, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said on Hona Al Asema (watch, runtime: 02:48).

Maait stressed that the government will not impose new taxes (watch, runtime: 03:37).

The OECD’s decision to raise Egypt’s rating on the country risk index is the fruit of Investment Minister Sahar Nasr’s efforts to highlight the country’s progress on its economic reform program, General Authority for Freezones and Investment head Mohsen Adel said on Hona Al Asema (watch, runtime: 06:19).

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