President El-Sisi meets with the newly sworn cabinet on Thursday afternoon (Photo courtesy of Egyptian Presidency)
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi instructed the members of the country's new cabinet on Thursday to set a specific plan with a deadline to familiarise themselves with all projects being implemented and issues under the purview under their respective ministries, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.
The president said that the new ministers should ensure proper follow-up on ongoing projects to benefit from previous experiences and build on what has already been achieved.
The president's instructions to the new ministers came during a meeting El-Sisi held with the new cabinet on Thursday afternoon shortly after it's members were sworn in.
The new cabinet, which is headed by new PM Mostafa Madbouly, includes 12 new ministers out of a total of 32.