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Reform and Development Misruna Party

Reform and Development Misruna Party
حزب الأصلاح و التنمية
Chairman Anwar Essmat Sadat
Founder Raymond Lakah
Founded 2009 (2009)
Headquarters Cairo
Ideology Liberalism
Political position Centre
National affiliation National Salvation Front[1]
Egyptian Wafd Alliance[2]
Colors Gold
Website
http://www.rdpegypt.org/
Politics of Egypt
Political parties
Elections

The Reform and Development Misruna Party (Arabic: حزب الأصلاح و التنميةHizb Al-Islah wa Al-Tanmiyah) is a liberal political party in Egypt.

History and profile

Reform and Development Misruna Party was founded in 2009.[3] The founders of the party are Anwar Essmat Sadat, the ex-president Anwar Sadat's nephew and the Egyptian billionaire Raymond Lakah.[4] The initial license application of the party was rejected in July 2010.[3] It was legalized in May 2011 in just before the Egypt’s 25 January Revolution in 2012.[3]

The party participated in the Egyptian parliamentary election, 2011–2012 and won 9 seats in the lower house.[5] The party merged with the Misruna party (Our Egypt party) in June of 2011; the party name changed slightly.[4]

References

  1. ^ "National Salvation Front threatens civil disobedience", Egypt Independent, 30 November 2012, retrieved 16 December 2013 
  2. ^ "Egypt's secular electoral blocs halved into two after Moussa's withdrawal". Ahram Online. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Reform and Development Party-Misruna". Jadaliyya. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Reform and Development". Egyptian Elections Watch. 28 December 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Masrawy

External links

  • Official website
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