Middle East Economic Survey


No 1/2



Oil And Other Key Portfolios Unchanged In Egypt Cabinet Reshuffle

President Husni Mubarak on 1 January swore in a new cabinet led by Prime Minister Ahmad Nazif, with Sameh Fahmy retaining the oil portfolio and all other key positions remaining unchanged. But in line with the trend started in July 2004 when Mr Nazif formed his first government (MEES, 19 July 2004), two more ministers have been recruited from the private sector....