Saturday، 19 September 2015 - 12:00 AM
Profile of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly
On 7 June 2018, President Sisi appointed Madbouly Madbouly as Prime Minister, succeeding Sherif Ismail who had resigned in the wake of Sisi's re-election in the controversial presidential election.
Mostafa Kemal Madbouly, born 28 April 1966, also serves in the Egyptian Government as Minister of Housing and Urban Utilities, and has also briefly served as interim Prime Minister.
Madbouly graduated from Cairo University, receiving a master's degree and PhD from the Faculty of Engineering in 1988 and 1997, respectively. From September 2009 until November 2011, Madbouly was the chairman of the General Authority for Urban Planning at the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development; he also was the executive director of the Training and Urban Studies Institute at the Housing and Construction Research Center at the Ministry of Housing.
From November 2012 until February 2014 he was the regional director for Arab countries at the United Nations Human Settlements Program.
In March 2014 he was appointed Minister of Housing under Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, a post he continued to hold following the appointment of Sherif Ismail as Prime Minister in September 2015.
During his tenure as housing minister, the “million housing units” project came to fruition, and was one of the major national projects that came into force after President Sisi took office.
In November 2017, Madbouly was appointed interim Prime Minister following Sherif Ismail's departure to Germany for medical treatment.