Parliament to Have 600 Seats – Official Panel

A spokesman for a committee charged with amending a law on political rights and the House of Representatives Mahmoud Fawzi said on Sunday that the panel agreed that the parliament will have 600 members.

Five percent of the members will be appointed by the president, he said.

Egypt plans to hold the parliamentary elections after the presidential polls which are slated for May 26-27.

Source : Egypt State Information Service