Egyptian health minister’s duties delegated to higher education minister till her recovery

Ahram Online , Friday 29 Oct 2021

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decree on Friday to delegate Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar to undertake the duties of Health Minister Hala Zayed till her recovery from health problems.

Egypt s Minister of Health Hala Zayed
A file photo of Minister Hala Zayed of heath with Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar of higher education in a meeting in Cairo on 21 September 2020 (Photo : Health Ministry)

The decree was published in the official gazette.

Zayed suffered from a heart attack on Tuesday and was hospitalised to receive treatment, according to Health Ministry Spokesperson Khaled Megahed

Some Egyptian media reports claimed on Thursday that Zayed, born in 1967, left the hospital and returned to her home.

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