Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Country's PM Kandil Says 80 Percent of New Govt Settled

Photo: Al Jazeera
President Mohamed Mursi.

Egypt's newly-appointed Prime Minister Hisham Kandil says that 80 percent of the new government has been determined.

Kandil has met with five candidates, contacted others and aims to meet with even more candidates, reported the Middle East News Agency on Monday.

The new government will be announced on Thursday according to official statements.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Aswat Masriya. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.