Parliament approves Cabinet reshuffle
Saturday، 13 August 2022 - 01:18 PM
The House of Representatives approved in an extraordinary session Saturday 13/08/2022, led by Speaker Hanafi Gebali a proposed cabinet reshuffle.
Under the reshuffle, Deputy Minister of Education for Teachers' Affairs Reda Hegazi will serve as Minister of Education and Technical Education and Professor of Sustainable Development and Water Resources Management at AUC Hani Nebhan Sowelim will become Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar will assume the portfolio of the Health and Population Ministry and Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Ayman Ahmed Ashour will serve as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The reshuffle appoints Assistant Foreign Minister Soha Samir as Minister of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs and CEO of the banking retail trade sector of the Commercial International Bank Ahmed Eissa Taha Eissa Abu Hussein will become Minister of Tourism and Antiquities.
In line with the newly-introduced cabinet reshuffle, Head of the House's Committee of Economic Affairs Ahmed Samir Saleh will assume the portfolio of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Egyptian Air Force Commander Mohammed Abbas Helmy Hashem will serve as Minister of Civil Aviation.
Also, Secretary General of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) Hassan Mohamed Hassan Shehata will become Minister of Manpower.
Dean of the Higher Institute of Art Criticism of the Academy of Arts Neveen el Kilany will serve as Minister of Culture and Beheira Governor Hisham Abdel Ghani Abdel Aziz Amnaa will become Minister of Local Development.
In addition, Mahmoud Moustafa Kamal Esmaat will serve as Minister of Public Business Sector and Vice Chairman of the National Authority for Military Production Mohamed Salah Eddin will become Minister of Military Production.