A cabinet reshuffle in Egypt includes 13 bags

Al-Sisi stressed that the ministerial reshuffle aims to develop government performance.


The Egyptian House of Representatives, during its session yesterday, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Gabali, approved a cabinet reshuffle in Dr. Mostafa Madbouly's government, which included 13 portfolios.

The amendment saw the appointment of Dr. Reda Hegazy as Minister of Education and Technical Education, Hani Atef Nabhan Swailem as Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Dr. Khaled Atef Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed as Minister of Health and Population, Muhammad Ayman Ahmed Ashour as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Suha Samir as Minister of Immigration and Egyptians Abroad, and Ahmed Issa Taha Issa Abu Hussein as Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Ahmed Samir Saleh as Minister of Trade and Industry, Lieutenant-General Muhammad Abbas Hilmi Hashem as Minister of Civil Aviation, Hassan Muhammad Hassan Shehata as Minister of Manpower, Nevin Youssef Muhammad al-Kilani as Minister of Culture, Major General Hisham Abdel Ghani Abdulaziz as Minister of Local Development, and Mahmoud Mustafa Kamal Esmat as Minister for the public business sector, and Mohamed Salah El-Din as Minister of Military Production.

And the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi had stated on his official page on the social networking site “Facebook”, that he invited the House of Representatives to convene to discuss the amendment of a number of ministerial portfolios that it was agreed to change after consulting with the Prime Minister, in order to develop government performance in some files. The task at the internal and external levels, which contributes to protecting the interests and capabilities of the state, and directly affects the services provided to the Egyptian citizen.

• The amendment included education, irrigation, health, commerce, industry and other ministries.

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