Egypt Independent

Constitutional committee submits draft to president



Ali Awad, presidential adviser for constitutional affairs and rapporteur for the constitution amendment committee, has handed a draft constitution to Interim President Adly Mansour, sources from the Shura Council said.

Awad told reporters the draft will be submitted to the secondary 50-member amendment committee which will receive proposals from political powers and other entities.

He emphasized that the final draft, which will be put to popular referendum, will be the version submitted by the 50-person committee, adding that members of the expert committee will continue to work with that body.