Published On: Thu, Feb 21st, 2013

Egypt parliamentary vote set for April 27: presidency

An Egyptian woman dips her finger in ink after voting in Giza, south of Cairo, on December 22, 2012.  By Mahmud Hams (AFP/File)

An Egyptian woman dips her finger in ink after voting in Giza, south of Cairo, on December 22, 2012. By Mahmud Hams (AFP/File)






CAIRO (AFP) – Egyptian parliamentary elections will begin on April 27 and will be held over four stages, according to a presidential decree issued on Thursday.

Voting will take place over three months with the new People’s Assembly invited to convene on July 6, according to the decree.