Conference Party
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The Conference Party (Arabic: حزب المؤتمر المصري‎‎), or Congress Party,[4] is a secularist political party in Egypt.[5] It was created by the merger of five liberal and leftist parties,[6] as well as remnants of the former NDP-regime.[7]
Egyptian Conference Party
حزب المؤتمر المصري
ChairpersonOmar El-Mokhtar Semeida[1]
FounderAmr Moussa[2]
Honorary PresidentMohammed El-Oraby
Founded18 September 2012
IdeologyBig tent
Social liberalism
Political positionCentre to centre-left[1]
National affiliationFor the Love of Egypt[3]
House of Representatives7 / 596
The Conference Party participated in a 12 January 2015 meeting of multiple parties chaired by Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.[1]
Main merger parties
All of the parties that agreed to or considered joining are:[7][8]
  1. ^ a b c "Sisi expresses wish for unity among political groups: Party leaders", Ahram Online, 12 January 2015, retrieved 12 January 2015
  2. ^ "Analysis: Egypt's opposition scents chance in election debacle". Reuters. 8 March 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ "انتخابات "الجبهة المصرية" تناقش الشكل المبدأى لقوائم "القاهرة" و"الصعيد"". El Watan News. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Egyptian Congress Party to participate in Friday's protest". Egypt Independent. 19 October 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "NDP holdovers, FJP look for allies ahead of Egypt's legislative polls". Ahram Online. 1 November 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Islamism, ideology or a political vacuum?". Al-Ahram Weekly. 2 October 2014. Archived from the original on 3 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Former Arab League head Amr Moussa establishes Egyptian Conference Party". Ahram Online. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  8. ^ "'Civil' powers unite to form 'Conference Party'". Egypt Independent. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 12 December 2013.

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