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Egypt's Sisi discusses development plans with new ministers

Ahram Online , Wednesday 23 Mar 2016
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's meeting with newly appointed ministers on Wednesday March 23, 2016 (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed comprehensive development plans with the cabinet's 10 newly sworn in ministers at a meeting on Wednesday, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.

Presidential mandates and the overall development plans during the coming period were discussed in the meeting. 

Urgent projects that the state aims to execute to "enhance services provided to citizens in different fields" were also presented.

El-Sisi also discussed with the ministers improving economic performance, attracting investments and increasing exports.

Following the meeting, newly appointed antiquities minister Khaled El-Anany told CBC Extra Satellite Channel that El-Sisi has expressed his "full support" to the new ministers.

The new ministers were sworn on Wednesday by the president El-Sisi as part of a partial cabinet reshuffle.

The change in the cabinet comes four days before Prime Minister Sherif Ismail is scheduled to deliver the government's programme to parliament on 27 March.

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