A new Egyptian Cabinet has been officially sworn in.
1. CU New Egyptian Prime Minister, Doctor Fuad Mohieddin taking oath and then shaking hands with President Hosni Mubarak. 0.21
2. CU Foreign Minister Kamal Hassan Ali (also Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State) taking oath and shaking hands with Mr. Mubarak. 0.36
3. CU Ghazala taking oath, saluting and shaking hands with Mr. Mubarak. 0.47
4. SV PAN FROM Mr. Mubarak, flanked by his new Prime Minister and military aide TO Minister of State for Affairs, Doctor, Boutros Ghali, taking oath and shaking hands with Mr. Mubarak. 1.12
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Background: CAIRO, EGYPT
A new Egyptian Cabinet has been officially sworn in. On Saturday (2 January) the country's President, Mr. Hosni Mubarak, dismissed the government he had inherited from assassinated President Anwar Sadat, and asked his First Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Fuad Mohieddin, to form a new government. Dr. Mohieddin told journalists that his first priority would be to eliminate corruption and extravagance. The move by President Mubarak came after a corruption trial at which the names of two senior ministers had been mentioned. The economic team in the new government will be headed by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs. Mohamad Abdel-Fatah Ibrahim, a former governor of the Central Bank of Cairo. He is one of 11 new ministers.
Source: ERTC (EGYPTIAN RADIO AND TELEVISION CORPORATION)