Egypt parliament approves cabinet reshuffle, PM Ismail remains

Egypt’s parliament officially approved on Sunday a cabinet reshuffle including new ministers for local development and tourism.

However, Sherif Ismail, will stay in his post in the coming cabinet reshuffle. The reshuffle is according to the sources necessary due to the low performance of some ministers in the last period.

The reshuffle included the appointment of Abu Bakr al-Gendi as minister for local development, Rania al-Mashat as tourism minister, Enas Abdeldayem as culture minister and Khaled Badawy as public enterprise minister.