Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

6 January 2013

Egypt's President Convenes Cabinet After Reshuffle

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi convened a meeting with the new cabinet at the presidential palace on Monday.

The meeting addressed means to recover the economy, enhance tourism, attract investments and increase exports and development to create more job opportunities and improve services.

Ten new ministers took the oath of office on Sunday before President Mohamed Mursi and Prime Minister Hisham Kandil.

The new ministers are:

Mohamed Ibrahim for Minister of Interior

Bassem Kamal Auda for Minister of Supply

Al-Mursi al-Sayed Hegazy for Minister of Finance

Atef Helmy for Minister of Communications

Amr Mohamed Salem for Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

Hatem AbdelLatif for Minister of Transportation

Ahmed Imam for Minister of Electricity and Energy

Mohamed Ali Beshr for Minister of Domestic Development

Wael al-Meadawy for Minister of Civil Aviation

Khaled Mohamed Fahmy AbdelAal for Minister of Environment

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