Egypt's Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly talks at Egypt Mega Projects MEED Conference in Cairo, Egypt, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Egypt's Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly talks at Egypt Mega Projects MEED Conference in Cairo, Egypt, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Egypt's new Cabinet sworn-in, 12 new ministers appointed

Thu, Jun. 14, 2018
CAIRO - 14 June 2018: Egypt's new cabinet has sworn-in Thursday, with 12 new ministers taking the oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Mostafa Madbouly was assigned to be the Prime Minister and the Minister of Housing. A total of 15 deputies to ministers were also appointed.

A total of 20 ministers remained unchanged including: Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy; Mohamed al-Assar, Minister of Military Production; Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation; Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs; Ghada Wali, Minister of Social Solidarity; and Tarek Shawki, Minister of Education.

The list of new ministers in Madbouli's cabinet:

Ashraf Sobhi to be appointed as Minister of Youth and Sports, succeeding Khaled Abdel Aziz

Amr Sameeh to be appointed as Minister of Telecommunications, succeeding Yasser el-kady

Younis el- Masry to be appointed as minister of Civil Aviation, succeeding Sherif Fathy

Mohamed Mea't to be appointed as Minister of Finance, succeeding Amr el-Garhy

Amr Adel to be appointed as Minister of Trade and Industry, succeeding Tariq Qabil

Hala Zayed to be appointed as Minister of Health, succeeding Emad el-Din

Mohamed Zaki to be appointed as Minister of Defense, succeeding Sedky Sobhy

Mahmoud Tawfiq to be appointed as Minister of Interior, succeeding Magdy Abdel Ghaffar

Ezz el-Din Abu Steet as Minister of Agriculture, succeeding Abdel Moneim el-Banna

Mahmoud Shaarawy as Minister of Local Development, succeeding Abu Bakr el-Gindy

Hisham Tawfiq as Minister of Public Business, succeeding Khaled Badawy

Yasmine Fouad as Minister of Environment, succeeding Khaled Fahmy
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