The PRIME MINISTER OF EGYPT (Arabic : رئيس الوزراء المصري ,رئيس الحكومة) is the head of the Egyptian government.
* 1 History * 2 Powers * 3 Current Prime Minister * 4 Living former Prime Ministers * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
In the late 1970s,
The prime minister heads the cabinet , which in turn plays a leading role in shaping the agenda of the houses of Parliament. It may propose laws to Parliament as well as amendments during parliamentary meetings.
When parties from opposite ends of the political spectrum control Parliament and the presidency, the power-sharing arrangement is known as cohabitation. Several cohabitation governments took control in the 1970s yet proved to be very unstable.
CURRENT PRIME MINISTER
From 1 March to 17 June 2014, Ibrahim Mahlabserved as the Acting Prime Minister of Egypt. At the time of his appointment by Adly Mansour, he said, "security and stability in the entire country and crushing terrorism will pave the way for investment."
A new cabinet was formed on 19 September 2015.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi accepted the resignation of
the government and asked Petroleum Minister
LIVING FORMER PRIME MINISTERS
As of July 2017, there are eight living former Prime Ministers of Egypt, as seen below.
* Living former Prime Ministers of Egypt
Ali M. Lutfi served 1985–1986 born 1935 (age 81) *
Ahmed Shafik served 2011 born 1941 (age 75) *
Essam Sharaf served 2011 born 1952 (age 65–66) *
Hesham Qandil serv