Mai Wahba, a spokesperson for the ‘Rebel’ (Tamarod) group, hailed on Monday the make-up of the 50-member constitution committee announced on Sunday.
The committee, selected by the presidency, is tasked with drafting amendments to the suspended 2012 constitution. A 10-member technical committee has already made a list of proposed amendments for the larger body to examine.
Wahba told Al-Ahram’s Arabic website that the committee was diverse and representative, saying that the anti-Morsi Rebel campaign’s proposals were met to a large extent.
Campaign organisers Mahmoud Badr and Mohamed Abdel-Aziz were included in the list of 50 members, which included few Islamists, or critics of the ouster of Mohamed Morsi by the army on 3 July.
The group is due to meet presidential media consultant Ahmed El-Muslimany on Tuesday. The group, Wahba said, will hold a press conference detailing the outcome of the meeting.
El-Muslimany is holding a series of meetings with the different political groups. On Wednesday, a meeting was held with the Salafist Nour Party, also represented in the constitutional committee.
Source : Ahram