Egypt State Information Service (SIS)
International operation room in SIS to cover presidential election
Friday، 23 March 2018 - 12:18 PM
Chairman of the State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan issued instructions to the General Director of Press Center of Foreign Reporters to form an operation room in the Reporters Club with the purpose of providing all facilities to the reporters in covering the upcoming presidential election in Egypt.
540 resident and 140 visiting reporters were approved by the National Election Authority (NEA) to cover the electoral process inside and outside the polling stations.
The SIS-formed operation room, in coordination with NEA and all bodies concerned, will help in solving all problems and remove any barrier that may face foreign reporters during the three days of the presidential election, which will be held on March 26-28.
The operation room will receive complaints of foreign reporters on the Hot Line Number 16149, in addition to a number of 20 direct lines to follow up foreign reporters and facilitate the procedures before them on the ground.