Egyptian PM cast his ballot in House elections, urges citizens to participate

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly cast his ballot at a polling station in Giza’s Sheikh Zayed district soon after voting kicked off.

The prime minister inspected the implementation of preventive measures at polling stations in light of the coronavirus pandemic while, he voted in his station at the Egyptian Japanese School.

Madbouly urged citizens to participate in the elections in light of the democratic atmosphere that Egypt enjoys, which ensures that people cast their vote freely and elect those who deserve to represent the people.

The premier said the Parliament will have its two chambers of the House and the Senate full and prepared after the House elections are concluded, in order to back democracy and enrich the legislative role in Egypt.

Other top government officials and high-profile figures that voted early during the day, include Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, Solidarity Minister Nevin El-Qabbaj and Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam, in addition to other governors.