Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Razeq
Abdel Wahab Abdel Razeq is a Egyptian senator, elected as the Senate President in October 2020.[1] He was Chancellor of Supreme Constitutional Court Egypt until 2018.[2]
Abdel Wahab Abdel Razeq
President of the Senate
Assumed office
18 October 2020
DeputyBaaeddin Abu Shoqa, Phoebe Fawzi
Preceded byEstablished
Chancellor of Supreme Constitutional Court
Counselor
In office
29 May 2016 – June 2018
Preceded byAdly Mansour
Succeeded byHanafy El Gebaly
Chairman of the Future of a Homeland
Assumed office
2020
DeputyHossam El-Khouly
Preceded byAshraf Rashad
Personal details
Born1948 (age 72–73)
Minya, Egypt
Political partyNation's Future Party
Alma materCairo University
Abdel Razek, a judge of the Supreme Court, was born 1948 in Minya, he earned his bachelor's degree in law from Cairo University in 1969 and got appointment as assistant presecutor into the Accountability State Authority in 1971, he became the permanent secretary to Attorney General in the Ministry of Justice and also deputy secretary in the State Council in 1987. He became a prosecutor in the State Council in 1989 and rose to be the adviser to commissioners authority of Supreme Constitutional Court until 1994 of which became the head in the authority that was until 2011 he rose to the deputy Chancellor of Supreme Constitutional Court, although he was one time the legal consultant to the Kuwaiti Cabinet was from 1992 to 1998.[3]
Chancellor of the Court
He became Chancellor of the Court in May 2016 after serving as the deputy since 2011, he left in June 2018 after a two-year term.[4][5]
He joined the Supreme Constitutional Court in 2011 as deputy, he was appointed as alternative to his predecessor due to an age limit retirement in May 2016, he was appointed under 2014 Constitution Article 193.[6] As a courts panel commissioners member, he was among the judges who were in favour of dissolving the 2012s Parliament which at the time were mostly occupied by the parliament of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists. Still in the Court, he also partakes the issued rulings in favour of invalidating the political disenfranchisement law of the old Shura Council that was in control of Muslim Brotherhood movement.[7]
Party
He is also the chairman of the Future of a Homeland chosen by the party members of the Parliament. He served as a member of 2014 Presidential Election Committee and was a member in the foundation of the Future of a Homeland Party along with the President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi in 2014.[8]
Votes
He received 287 votes of 300 cast.[9]
References
  1. ^ Mustafa, NaDa (18 October 2020). "Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek Named Senate Speaker". sisi.gov. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Speakers of Egypt's Senate and House of Representatives meet to discuss parliamentary coordination - Politics - Egypt". Ahram Online. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  3. ^ "Egypt's newly elected Senate holds opening session, new members sworn in". dailynewsegypt.com. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  4. ^ "Profile: Who is Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek, speaker of re-instated Senate?". EgyptToday. 2020-10-18. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  5. ^ "Speakers of Egypt's Senate and House of Representatives meet to discuss parliamentary coordination - Politics - Egypt". Ahram Online. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  6. ^ "Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt names Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek as new President | CCJA". Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  7. ^ "Egyptian parliament's majority party makes radical shake-up - Politics - Egypt". Ahram Online. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  8. ^ "Egyptian parliament's majority party makes radical shake-up - Politics - Egypt". Ahram Online. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  9. ^ Balad, Sada El (18 October 2020). "Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek Named Senate Speaker". ssw.news. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
External links
"PUIC Secretary General Congratulates Egypt's Senate Speaker". | PUIC (in Arabic). Retrieved 2021-08-21.
Political offices
Preceded by
established
President of the Senate
October 2020 - present
Current holder
Political offices
Preceded by
Ashraf Rasha
Chairman of the Nation's Future Party
2020 - present
Current holder
Political offices
Preceded by
Adly Mansour
Chancellor of Supreme Constitutional Court
May 2016 - June 2018
Succeeded by
Hanafy El Gebaly
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