Announcing the date, the national election commission said a run-off would be held on April 24-26 if needed.
The announcement was made during a press conference held by the National Election Authority and broadcast by state-run television.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has not yet formally announced his candidacy for the 2018 elections, but he is widely expected to do so and to earn a landslide victory due to the absence of competitive challengers.
The results from the first round will be announced on April 2.
Shortly following his return to Egypt in early December, the 76-year-old former air force general stated that he would make a decision whether he should run for president after assessing the situation on the ground.
Egyptian rights and opposition lawyer Khaled Ali announced in November his intention to join the 2018 presidential race.
If Ali's conviction is upheld, he will be ineligible to run in the 2018 elections according to Egypt's Presidential Elections Law.
Egyptians living overseas are to cast their votes on March 16-18, he added, with second round ballots on April 19-21 if necessary.
The name of the winning candidate will be announced on May 1, Ibrahim said.
This will be Egypt's third election since the 2011 Arab Spring riots that overthrew the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak. "Thus I have decided not to run in the upcoming 2018 presidential elections", Shafik declared.
A Delhi Police official identified the other deceased as Tikamchand, 27, Yogesh, 24, Harish Roy, 20, and Saurabh, 18. Saksham Yadav died in the evening at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) trauma centre here.
Lottery officials say Saturday's Powerball jackpot , if won, would be the 5th largest in the game's history. The jackpot for the twice-weekly drawing starts at $40 million and grows if the grand prize isn't claimed.
He says that the AR will soon become an integral part of the driving experience and will start being included in all the cars. Nvidia's technology will allow Uber vehicles to "sense" the world and to make split second decisions according to Reuters .
Palaniswami held meetings with ministers while opposition parties urged the government to accept the workers' demands. The transport minister has ruled out any further hike after announcing a 2.44 % hike against the demand for 2.57 %.
There were 34 accused in the case, out of which 11 died during the trial, while one turned CBI approver and admitted to the crime. The court had found his predecessor and former CM of Bihar Jagannath Mishra not guilty and acquitted him of all charges.
In November, Israel denied entry to a USA employee of Amnesty International as part of its anti-boycott offensive. The ministry plans to begin enforcing the blacklist in March, the Times of Israel reports .
But, now, with the Apex Court deciding to revisit its decision, there is a renewed hope among the members of the LGBT community . Senior lawyer Harish Salve on Monday said that section 377 of IPC will soon be struck down by the apex court.
Lost in how poorly the Panthers offense played at Atlanta was the absence of Jonathan Stewart, who sat out with back tightness. The Panthers are 3-0 in wild card games and 5-2 in first-played games in postseason - wild card and divisional round.
Salah received the price at an award ceremony held at the Confederation of African Football in Accra, Ghana . With Liverpool, he has scored as many as 17 goals in 21 league games and 23 in 29 in all competitions.
Acer Chromebook 11 with USB Type-C launched, priced from $249
Alongside that processing power, the Chromebox G2 packs up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM , and either a 32GB or 64GB SSD for storage . There are two versions of this new Chromebook 11, one with a touchscreen display and other without a touchscreen display .
How to Watch Bills vs. Jaguars
At the tail end of the magnificent run, he put lockdown cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is a solid tackler, in a blender. Pinto Ron, who is known for attending every single Bills home and away game and hosting a tailgate party, since 1994.
Cold weather to last through weekend
Temperatures could rise Saturday night , heading up to 30 on Sunday , with a 50-50 chance of snow, the Weather Service said. Now comes the next phase of this brutal winter season: Another blast of bone-chilling Arctic air.
US Astronaut who walked on the moon dies aged 87
It was the first time NASA had ever launched a manned mission without first testing unmanned versions of the same vehicle. Young flew two Gemini, two Apollo and two shuttle missions and considered the first shuttle flight the most unsafe .