Lucknow, February 13, 2017.

Two judges from Egypt are witnessing the process and the function of Vidhan Sabha (State assembly) elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand state. Counselors Adel El Shorbagi and Abdelgawad Hashem, who are the First and Second Vice President of Egypt’s Cassation Court and Members of the Supreme Judicial Council are currently participating in the Election Visitor Program which is organized by the Indian Election Commission and United Nation Development Programme UNDP during the period between 12 to 17 February 2017 as a part the South -South Cooperation to witness the election process in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

Egypt was among several countries which participated in witnessing of the Indian House of Representatives “Lok Sabha” Elections in 2014 while two Members of the Indian Election Commission were also participating in the same task in the Egyptian Presidency Elections which was held May 2014.

Photo: Embassy of Egypt


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