A presidential decree extending state of emergency for 3 months
Monday، 22 July 2019 - 02:06 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a presidential decree to extend the state of emergency nationwide for another three months.
The extension of the state of emergency will take effect on Thursday, July 25, as of 1 am Cairo local time.
Under the decision, the Armed Forces and police personnel are authorized to take any measures necessary to confront terrorism, maintain security across the country as well as protect public and private property.
The decree was published on Sunday 21/7/2019in the official gazette.
Earlier on July 11, the parliament approved the presidential decree by a two-thirds majority.