Egypt: President Chooses New Prime Minister

President Mohammed Mursi has appointed the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hisham Kandil as the country's new Prime Minister and tasked him to form a new government.

Then Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hisham Kandil, and USAID/Egypt Mission Director, Walter North (file photo).

  • Egypt:  PM - Mursi's Manifesto is Priority, SCAF to Appoint Defense Minister

    Aswat Masriya, 25 July 2012

    Egypt's appointed prime minister Hisham Kandil said that the military council will appoint the defense minister of the new administration, expressing his appreciation for their ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Nation's President Designates Prime Minister

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 24 July 2012

    Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi named Hisham Kandil on Tuesday as the country's new Prime Minister and tasked him with forming a cabinet, state television announced. read more »

  • Egypt:  Prime Minister Kandil - Cabinet Will Be Technocratic

    Aswat Masriya, 24 July 2012

    The next government will be technocratic and efficiency will be the main criterion for selecting the cabinet, the newly-appointed Prime Minister Hisham Kandil said on Tuesday. read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi Appoints Egypt's Youngest Prime Minister

    Aswat Masriya, 24 July 2012

    Egypt's newly-elected President Mohamed Mursi has appointed Hisham Kandil, irrigation minister, head of the new government. read more »