Egypt: 2011-2012 Role of the Ministry of the Interior

Updated January 2012

The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) was responsible for administrative, operational and logistic support to the various electoral process conducted in 2011 and 2012 (eg the procurement and transportation of election materials - ballot papers, ballot boxes, indelible link, etc.). The MOI is mandated to oversee all security arrangements for the electoral process. The MOI is also responsible for the update and storage of the national ID database from which the register of voters is drawn.