President Sisi appoints new executive head for Egyptian Space Agency



Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:03 GMT


Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:03 GMT

CAIRO – 22 August 2022: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree appointing a new executive head for the Egyptian Space Agency (ESA) as of 19 August, the Official Gazette reported.

The new head, Sherif Sedki, will serve in the post for a year as per the decree and will be of a similar rank to a minister.

The Egyptian Space Agency is an Egyptian public economic authority that follows the president of the republic and was established by Law No. 3 of 2018.

The agency aims to introduce and transfer space technology sciences, localize and develop them, and possess self-capacity to build satellites and launch them from Egyptian territories.



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