Ethiopia, Cyprus, Kuwait, Ukraine among 13 ambassadors to present credentials
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received the credentials of 13 new ambassadors yesterday, Ittihadiya said in a statement, marking the beginning of their diplomatic mission in the country. Among the notable newcomers were the ambassadors for Ethiopia, Cyprus, Kuwait, Spain and Ukraine.
Cabinet gets a new secretary general: Maj. Gen. Osama Saad was appointed as cabinet’s secretary general for a one-year term by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, according to a decision published in the Official Gazette. Saad succeeds Atef Abdel Fattah, who had held the position since 2016.
IDA gets a (temporary) new boss: Mohamed Abdel Karim, the executive director of the Industrial Modernization Center (IMC), has been appointed as acting head of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) for a year or until a new board is formed, Masrawy reported, citing a decree by the Cabinet. Abdel Karim succeeds Mohamed El Zallat, who had headed the organization since August 2020.