Minister: Parliamentary election in September

Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour has announced that the House of Representatives' elections will be held in early autumn, most likely in September.
Abdel Nour told Al-Masry Al-Youm that political parties on the current political scene are not at the desired level which would allow them to acquire the voters' confidence, especially with the lack of a clear political agenda.
This situation is dangerous because it may produce a parliament without a clear majority, or the control of a bloc that does not have enough expertise to form a government, he added.
This may lead us to a "fragmented parliament", Abdel Nour said. A strong coalition might be formed after the parliament is elected, he added.
Abdel Nour stressed that there should be a political force backing the president in the parliament.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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