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Monday, 14 September 2020

El Sisi ratifies amendments to Public Enterprise Act, law governing medical compensation

LEGISLATION WATCH- President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified amendments to the Public Enterprises Act, Masrawy reports, noting that the decision was published in the Official Gazette on Sunday. The amendments aim to streamline the public sector, promote financial stability within state-owned enterprises and make management more accountable to shareholders. The amendments were passed by the House of Representatives in July. Read more about the legislation here and here.

El Sisi also ratified amendments to the law governing compensation for public sector medical workers, Masrawy reports. The law, passed by the House in July, provides doctors with an additional EGP 1,225 monthly allowance, dentists, pharmacists, veterinarians and physiotherapists with an extra EGP 875, nurses, chemists and physicists a further EGP 790, and nursing and healthcare technicians with another EGP 700.

Other amendments to draft laws approved by El Sisi as published in the Official Gazette on Sunday:

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