Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

9 June 2014

Egypt: Govt to Resign Monday Following Sisi Inauguration

Photo: Cui Xinyu/Xinhua
Egyptians celebrate the presidential election on Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.

Cairo — Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has told Aswat Masriya that the cabinet will convene at 10.00 a.m. on Sunday to submit its resignation to elected President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in accordance with the constitution.

Mahlab was appointed prime minister in February after the cabinet of Hazem al-Beblawi resigned.

Sisi was sworn into office on Sunday after his landslide victory in last month's presidential race against leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi.

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