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What makes Egypt’s budget so controversial?

Some members of Egypt’s parliament say the recently approved budget was passed hastily — on purpose — and doesn’t meet constitutional requirements.
Tawfik Okasha (R), looks onvote to choose the head of the Egypt's Parliament late in Sunday's procedural and opening session at the main headquarters of Parliament in Cairo, Egypt, January 10, 2016. Meeting for the first time in more than three years, Egypt's new parliament on Sunday elected a constitutional expert as its speaker, a key position as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi looks to push through more than 200 laws issued by executive decree while the assembly was suspended. REUTERS/Stringer - RTX21RGV
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Budgets rarely please everyone, but opponents are challenging Egypt’s recently passed spending plan.

The Egyptian parliament approved the country’s 2016-17 general budget June 29 despite accusations that the legislation violates the constitution and contains figures that are not feasible.

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