Egypt asks oil minister to form government after cabinet resignation

By REUTERS
September 12, 2015 15:22



CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to form a new cabinet, the presidency said on Saturday.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb submitted the cabinet's resignation earlier on Saturday. Sisi asked the government to carry on in a caretaker role until a new administration is formed in the most populous Arab country.


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