Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail returns to work after 2-month medical leave

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 Jan 2018

Egypt PM Ismail
File Photo: Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail during a Cabinet meeting (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail resumed on Saturday his duties as the country's PM at his office in Cairo after a two-month medical leave.

Ismail is set to hold meetings today with the ministers of justice, petroleum and transportation. 

During his leave, the PM underwent gastrointestinal tract surgery in Germany.

Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly was assigned by Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi as acting prime minister during Ismail's absence.

Ismail, 62, has been serving as prime minister since September 2015.

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