Egyptian President Accepts Resignation of Cabinet
Egyptian President Accepts Resignation of Cabinet © AFP 2015/ ROSLAN RAHMAN
14:05 12.09.2015(updated 14:22 12.09.2015) Get short URL
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Sisi accepted Saturday the resignation of the country’s Cabinet of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The cabinet met earlier on Saturday and decided to submit the resignation to the president, according to Al-Ahram Arabic news website. Sisi told the cabinet to remain in a caretaker role until a new cabinet was formed, the media reported.
The resignation follows the arrest of Egyptian Minister of Agriculture Selah Helal for corruption and accepting bribes.