Conservative Party (Egypt)

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Conservative Party

حزب المحافظين
PresidentAkmal Kourtam
Vice PresidentEngie Haddad
SecretaryAsim Mohamed Genedy
Founded13 March 2006[1]
HeadquartersCairo
IdeologyConservatism
Political positionCentre-right
National affiliationFor the Love of Egypt[2]
International affiliationNone
Slogan"A party working for all Egyptians"
House of Representatives
6 / 596
Website
almohafezeen.com

The Conservative Party or Hizb Al-Mohafezeen (Arabic: حزب المحافظين‎) is a political party in Egypt. The party was founded by Mostafa Abdel Aziz, a writer and journalist. In its foundation the party included many notable Egyptian journalists and public figures. The current leader, Akmal Kertam, was an influential member of the National Democratic Party.[3] The party froze all activities in 2010, as a rejection of the political and security laws that were forced upon other political parties in that era by the former Mubarak regime, as well as due to the low funding it had. Yet after the 2011 Egyptian revolution, and with new free laws for political activity, the party notified governmental institutions that it would be active once again.[citation needed] The party is part of the political Egyptian opposition.[4]

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  1. ^ "Egypt State Information Service". Egypt State Information Service. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  2. ^ ""فى حب مصر": اعتماد 4 منسقين لقوائم القطاعات الأربعة و10 أحزاب مشاركة". Youm7. 21 February 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Conservative Party's ads banned from Egyptian TV". Ahram Online. 14 November 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
  4. ^ "'Union to Defend the Constitution' brings opposition forces together to reject constitutional amendments". Mada Masr. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.

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