Prime Minister of Egypt facts for kids
|Prime Minister of the
Arab Republic of Egypt
Coat of arms of Egypt
|Term length||No term limit|
|Inaugural holder||Nubar Pasha|
|Formation||28 August 1878|
The Prime Minister of Egypt is the head of the Egyptian government. 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.
In the late 1970s, Egypt had several cohabitation governments which proved to be unstable, due to the struggle arising between the president and the prime minister.
A new cabinet was formed on 19 September 2015 and Sherif Ismail became the current Prime Minister.
Living former Prime Ministers
As of October 2020, there are seven living former Prime Ministers of Egypt, as seen below.
served 1996–1999 and 2011–2012
born 1933 (age 87)
born 1952 (age 68)
born 1952 (age 68-67)
born 1962 (age 58)
born 1949 (age 71)
born 1955 (age 65)
The most recent Prime Minister to die was Hosni Mubarak (served 1981–1982), on 25 February 2020, aged 91.
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