Reform and Development Misruna Party
|Reform and Development Misruna Party|
|حزب الأصلاح و التنمية|
|Chairman||Anwar Essmat Sadat|
|National affiliation||National Salvation Front
Egyptian Wafd Alliance
|Politics of Egypt
History and profile
Reform and Development Misruna Party was founded in 2009. The founders of the party are Anwar Essmat Sadat, the ex-president Anwar Sadat's nephew and the Egyptian billionaire Raymond Lakah. The initial license application of the party was rejected in July 2010. It was legalized in May 2011 in just before the Egypt’s 25 January Revolution in 2012.
The party participated in the Egyptian parliamentary election, 2011–2012 and won 9 seats in the lower house. The party merged with the Misruna party (Our Egypt party) in June of 2011; the party name changed slightly.
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- "Egypt's secular electoral blocs halved into two after Moussa's withdrawal". Ahram Online. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
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- "Reform and Development". Egyptian Elections Watch. 28 December 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
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