Sisi ratifies National Media Authority law
Sunday، 02 September 2018 - 03:31 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified law No. 178 /2018 on the National Media Authority (NMA) after it has been approved by the parliament.
The new law, whose provisions were published in the official gazette, organizes the work of the NMA and is applicable to all state-owned media institutions, websites and entities.
The law stipulates that the NMA board will continue work with its current formation till a new board is formed.
The new legislation is one of three laws submitted by the Cabinet to regulate media work in Egypt; namely the laws on Egypt's Supreme Council for Media Regulation (HCMR), the National Media Authority (NMA) and the National Press Authority (NPA).