Parliament denies granting Egyptian nationality for $10K

Published: 11/Juin/2019
Source: Egypt Today

CAIRO – 11 June 2019: Head of the Parliament’s Defense and National Security Committee Kamal Amer denied granting the Egyptian nationality to foreign investors for $10,000.

Amer added during his phone call to Mubasher channel that $10,000 or the equivalent in Egyptian currency is the fees for applying for the Egyptian citizenship.

In the same context, the Defense and National Security Committee of the House of Representatives approved on Monday, June 10 new amendments to the law of Entry and Residence of Foreigners in Egypt that grant citizenship to foreigners who inject their investments into the country.

Article No. 2 of the law will be amended to stipulate that the prime minister has the right to grant the Egyptian citizenship for any foreigner who bought a state-owned property or a private property, established an investing project in accordance with the Egyptian Investment Law, or deposited money in hard currency.

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Themes: Naturalisation et le mariage
Regions: Egypte
Year: 2019