Egyptian Parliament appoints 13 new ministers in a new cabinet reshuffle

Egyptian Parliament appoints 13 new ministers in a new cabinet reshuffle

The Egyptian Parliament held an emergency session on Saturday and approved a cabinet reshuffle that includes 13 new ministers. This reshuffle came in consultation with Prime Minister Mostafa Madboly, the last reshuffle was in December 2019.

President Sisi stated in a Facebook post that the reshuffle made is to “develop the government’s performance in some important files which contributes to protecting the interests and capabilities of the state, and affects the services provided to the Egyptian citizen,”

The 13 ministries involved in the Egyptian Parliament reshuffle are Health, Immigration, Local Development, Higher Education, Culture, Civil Aviation, Military Production, Education, Tourism and Antiquities, Manpower, Public Sector Business, Trade and Industry, and Irrigation and Water Resources.

The new cabinet members are:

  • Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar
  • Minister of Education Reda Hegazy
  • Minister of Irrigation and Water Sources Hany Sewilam
  • Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Ayman Ashour
  • Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Soha Samir
  • Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa
  • Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir
  • Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas Helmy
  • Minister of Manpower Hassan Mohamed Shehata
  • Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilany
  • Minister of Local development Hisham Amna
  • Minister of the Public Business Sector Mahmoud Mostafa Esmat
  • Minister of Military Production Mohamed Salah El-Din

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