News

Ibrahim Mahlab reappointed as Egypt’s Prime Minister By Al-Sisi

Ibrahim Mahlab reappointed as Egypt’s Prime Minister By Al-Sisi
    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab was reappointed Monday morning as Egypt's Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab was reappointed Monday morning as Egypt’s Prime Minister.

Minutes after the interim cabinet submitted its resignation, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reappointed Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab to retain his position in President Sisi’s new government.

The Prime Minister handed in his resignation early on Monday during a meeting with the President and the ministers.

In his resignation, Prime Minister Mahlab said, “I am honoured to, along with the cabinet ministers, present our resignation to clear the way for the choice of whoever is suited to serve the country and press ahead with the milestones of the coming phase.”

He also mentioned that he and his cabinet made, “every effort to implement the tasks entrusted to us in very difficult circumstances.”

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab came into power last February after Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi submitted his resignation stating that his resignation was a, “response to the requirements of the current stage.”

Following the resignation of Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi, Interim President Adly Mansour appointed Mahlab as Interim Prime Minister before he was reappointed by newly inaugurated President Al-Sisi.

As per constitution, Prime Minister Mahlab is expected to propose, “the government and its program to the new House of Representatives at its first session.” In addition, PM Mahlab’s new cabinet will act as a caretaker government due to the absence of parliament.

Egypt’s parliamentary elections are expected to be held late this year.

Seven arrested over brutal rape and assault of women in Egypt's Tahrir Square
The world witnesses history at Sisi’s inauguration

Subscribe to our newsletter


More in News

Egypt Ready to Send Aid to Turkey, Syria Following Deadly Earthquakes

Amina Abdel-Halim6 February 2023

1,300+ Dead in Turkey, Syria After Deadly Earthquake

Egyptian Streets6 February 2023

The Talgo Makes its First Trip Across Egypt

Mona Abdou6 February 2023

Egypt’s Al-Ahly to Face Spanish Giants Real Madrid in FIFA Club World Cup Semi-Finals

Amina Zaineldine5 February 2023

World Youth Forum Redirects 5th Edition Budget to Development Initiatives

Farah Rafik5 February 2023

Sudan and Israel to Revive “Full Diplomatic Ties” in Normalisation Agreement

Mona Abdou3 February 2023

Cairo Charity Hospital Catches Fire, Kills 3 and Injures 32

Mona Abdou2 February 2023

4 Egyptian Restaurants Make it to MENA’s Top 50

Mona Abdou1 February 2023