National Progressive Unionist Party
|National Progressive Unionist Party|
|Hizb al Tagammu' al Watani al Taqadomi al Wahdawi
حزب التجمع الوطني التقدمي الوحدوي
|Chairman||Sayed Abdel Aal|
|National affiliation||Revolutionary Democratic Coalition
National Salvation Front
|Politics of Egypt
The National Progressive Unionist Party (in Arabic: Hizb al Tagammu' al Watani al Taqadomi al Wahdawi حزب التجمع الوطني التقدمي الوحدوي, commonly referred to as Tagammu) is a socialist political party in Egypt. The party is considered to be a defender of the principles of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. It calls for standing against attempts to reverse the Revolution's social gains for labourers, the poor, and other low-income groups.
History and profile
- Rejection of religious extremism.
- Building the character of the Egyptian citizens.
- Ending the State monopoly over the media.
- Raising awareness of environmental issues.
- Developing the Egyptian industries.
Prominent Party figures
- Khaled Mohieddin – Party founder, former chairman, and a member of the Egyptian Revolutionary Command Council.
- Sayed Abdel Aal- New Party Chairman
- Tagammu Party elects new chief by one vote, Egypt Independent, 27 February 2013, retrieved 16 December 2013
- "Profiles of Egypt's political parties". BBC. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
- Revolutionary Democratic Coalition: A new voice on Egypt's Left, Ahram Online, 19 September 2012, retrieved 16 December 2013
- Civil groups' pounce into political space seen as pro-democracy triumph, Egypt Independent, 29 November 2012, retrieved 16 December 2013
- "Egypt's secular electoral blocs halved into two after Moussa's withdrawal". Ahram Online. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
- Roberto Aliboni (3 January 2013). Egypt's Economic Potential. Routledge. p. 205. ISBN 978-1-135-08688-6. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
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