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New ministerial reshuffle to be announced soon: Egypt PM Qandil

The prime minister denies the existence of disagreements with the president over names of new ministers

Ahram Online , Tuesday 1 Jan 2013
Egypt's Prime minister, Hisham Qandil (Photo: Reuters)
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Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said on Tuesday that he is still in talks with president Mohamed Morsi over names of candidates for a partial cabinet reshuffle.

Two ministers in the cabinet have announced their resignation in the past two weeks: the minister of telecommunication Hany Mahmoud and minister of parliamentary affairs Mohamed Mahsoub.

Hisham Qandil's current cabinet was sworn in on 2 August 2011 and is made of 35 ministeries. 

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