CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified the final list of 17 new governors for a reshuffle of leadership, announced a Thursday statement by the Presidency.
The statement added that the new governors will be sworn in on Saturday Feb. 7.
The list was ratified following a Thursday meeting between Sisi and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
During the meeting, Sisi was informed with the latest updates in the political, economic arena, as well as work progress in national projects.
The coming economic summit, which is due to be held in March in Sharm el-Sheikh City, was also discussed during the meeting, where Sisi was informed with the preparations for the summit and governmental plans to attract new investments to the country.