Egypt’s new cabinet with 16 new ministries sworn in by Sisi
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi during his meeting with new Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail - Courtesy of presidential office

CAIRO: Sixteen new ministers were sworn in Saturday morning in front of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the Ittihadiya Palace, in the new cabinet headed by the newly appointed Prime Minister Sherif Ismail.

Seventeen ministers from the previous cabinet retained their positions in the new one including the Minister of Defense Sedky Sobhy, Minister of Interior Magdy Abdel Gaffar, Minister of Endowment Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry, Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy, Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Azizi, Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazy and Minister of Solidarity Ghada Waly, Minister of Justice Ahmed el-Zend, Minister of Planning Ashraf el-Araby, Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy, Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damaty, Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman, Minister of Civil Aviation Hossam Kamal and Minister of Finance Hany Kadry.

The new ministers:

Sherif Ismail as the Prime Minister

Nabila Makram Abdel Shaheed as Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs

Tareq Qabil as the Minister of Trade and Industry

Helmy el-Nemnem as the Minister of Culture

Yasser el-Qady as the Minister of Telecommunication

Saad el-Geoushy as the Minister of Transport

Ashraf el-Shehy as the Minister of Higher Education

Hisham Zaazou as the Minister of Tourism

Ahmed Zaki Badr as the Minister of Local Development

Magdy el-Agaty as the Minister of Legal Affairs and parliament

Gamal Sorour as the Minister of Manpower

Tareq el-Mola as the Minister of Petroleum

El-Helaly el-Sherbeiny as the Minister of Education and Technical Education

Mohamed el-Assar as the Minister of Military Production

Essam Fayed as the Minister of Agriculture

Ahmed Emad el-Din as the Minister of Health and Population

Sahar Nasr as the Minister of International Cooperation

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  1. Narender Piplani
    September 20, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Know! Where did the Ancient Egyptians come from ?

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