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Egypt's Sisi appoints housing minister Madbouly as acting PM while Ismail on medical trip

Ahram Online , Thursday 23 Nov 2017
Acting PM Mostafa Madbouly
File Photo: Egypt's Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly talks at Egypt Mega Projects MEED Conference in Cairo, Egypt, December 8, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has appointed housing minister Mostafa Madbouly as acting prime minister after PM Sherif Ismail left on a three-week to Germany to undergo gastrointestinal tract surgery, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported. 

Madbouly was appointed minister of housing in the cabinet of then-PM Ibrahim Mahlab in February 2014, and was reappointed to the same position after Ismail succeeded Mahlab in September 2015.

The 51-year-old Madbouly is an architect and urban designer who served as the director of the UN's HABITAT Regional Office for Arab States from 2012 until 2014.

Madbouly holds a PhD in urban planning from Cairo University and a postgraduate diploma in urban management from the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies in Rotterdam.

He also served as chairman of the General Organisation of Urban Planning from 2009 till 2011.

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