As newly appointed governors and deputy governors were sworn in on Wednesday, the Egyptian state has made a historic step as it has appointed political youth from opposition parties in senior executive positions.
The sources revealed that the newly appointed governors and deputies have different political backgrounds, among them prominent youths from opposition parties.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday met with the newly-appointed governors and their deputies, after they were sworn in, in his presence.
The coming few days will witness intensive applications by youth to join the Presidential Leadership program, a lawmaker stated.
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