An overwhelming majority of Egyptian parliamentarians voted on Wednesday in favour of giving confidence to Prime Minister Sherif Ismail's cabinet.
MP Haitham El-Hariri said on his official twitter account that 433 MPs voted in favour of Ismail's cabinet, while 38 voted against and five abstained.
Ismail presented in March the policy statement of his cabinet in a 205-page report.
Ismail said Egypt still faces great dangers that pose a threat to its national security, "coming not only from countries around us like Libya, Palestine, Sudan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen, but also from within, in the form of terrorist attacks and extremist thoughts.”
According to Article 146 of the constitution, the government's policy statement must gain a vote of confidence in parliament.