Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (Photo:Egyptian presidency)
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has ordered the formation of the board of directors of the Egyptian space agency.
The board will be chaired by the prime minister and will include the ministers of higher education, communications, the agency's CEO, and the head of the scientific research academy.
It will also include the deputy chairman of the council of state, representatives of the ministries of defence, interior, finance, and military production, delegates from the president’s office, the General Intelligence Service, and the Administrative Control Authority, among others.
The occupants will hold their seats for two years.
The decision was issued in presidential decree no. 411/2019.
El-Sisi also issued decree no. 410/2019 appointing Mohamed Afifi El-Qosi as the agency’s CEO, for a period of one year.