The Egyptian government led by the newly-appointed Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli is set to be officially sworn in tomorrow Thursday، well-informed sourced said. The sources added that the new reshuffle، ordered by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi، will see the dropping of eight ministers، including Minister of Antiquities Khaled Al-Anany، Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan، Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty، Minister of Health Ahmed Emad Eldin، Minister of Agriculture Abdel Moniem al-Banna، and Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar.
Meanwhile، many names are likely to be re-appointed such as Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil، Minister of Petroleum Tarek Al Molla، Minister of Communications Yasser Al Qady، Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs Nabila Makram، Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky، Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali، Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker، and Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr.
On Thursday، three days following Ismail’s resignation، President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Utilities Moustafa Madbouly as the new prime minister.
Madbouly assumed the position earlier during the absence of the then-Prime Minister Sherif Ismail، who was on a one-month medical treatment in Germany.