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Egypt's interim govt to stay put until further notice: Minister Abul-Naga

International Cooperation Minister Fayza Abul-Naga denies interim government will be relieved of its duties in near future

Ahram Online, Wednesday 18 Jul 2012
Fayza Aboul-Naga
Fayza Aboul-Naga, Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation (Photo: Al-Ahram archive)
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Egypt's interim government is set to stay in place for the time being until a new government is formed, according to International Cooperation Minister Fayza Abul-Naga.

Her comments conflict with reports that President Mohamed Morsi would announce his new prime minister and cabinet imminently.

Fayza Abul-Naga is a Mubarak-era minister who has maintained her government position in Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri's military council-appointed cabinet.  

"The government will continue with its duties as long as required," she said on Wednesday at the headquarters of the General Authority for Investments (GAFI) in Cairo's Nasr City.

Abul-Naga's statements came shortly after President Morsi met with the interim government to discuss his 100-day programme, which aims to tackle five chronic problems: the security vacuum, traffic congestion, bread shortages, lack of street sanitation and energy shortages.

Some media reports speculated that Morsi had asked El-Ganzouri's cabinet to stay put during the meeting.

Morsi earlier said that he does not want to rush the installation of a new government.

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