CAIRO: Vice President of the Cassation Court Nabil Sadeq was sworn-in Saturday as Egypt’s new Attorney General, after the position has been vacant since the assassination of Hisham Barakat in car bomb attack in June.
According to a Saturday presidency statement, Sadeq will assume the new position for four years per a decision by President Abdel Fatah al- Sisi.
Sadeq has graduated from the Police Academy in 1976 with a Bachelor degree in Law and Police Science. He worked at the police before he resigned with the rank of captain, according to Youm7.
He began his career in the Judiciary as a prosecution assistant, and then he assumed different positions, most importantly: prosecutor at both financial and south Cairo prosecutions.
Sedky was seconded to work in Qatar for six years. After he returned back, he assumed the position of vice president of Egypt’s Cassation Court and headed the International Cooperation Bureau at the same court.
Thirty-three ministers, including 16 new, were also sworn-in by Sisi this morning at the Ittihadiya Palace in a new cabinet shuffle headed by the newly appointed Prime Minister Sherif Ismail.