Hesham Qandil

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Hesham Qandil
هشام قنديل
Qandil during the World Economic Forum 2013
Prime Minister of Egypt
In office
2 August 2012 – 3 July 2013
PresidentMohamed Morsi
DeputyMohamed Kamel Amr
Preceded byKamal Ganzouri
Succeeded byHazem El Beblawi (Acting)
Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
In office
21 July 2011 – 23 July 2012
Prime MinisterEssam Sharaf
Kamal Ganzouri
Preceded byHussien Ehsan Al-Atfy
Succeeded byMohamed Bahaa Eldin
Personal details
Hesham Mohamed Kandil/Kandeel/Qandil

(1962-09-17) 17 September 1962 (age 61)
Beni Suef, Egypt
Political partyIndependent
Alma materCairo University
Utah State University
North Carolina State University

Hesham Mohamed Kandil or Kandeel (also spelled: Hisham Qandil or Qandeel ; Arabic: هشام محمد قنديل  pronounced [heˈʃæːm mæˈħæmmæd ʔænˈdiːl]) (born 17 September 1962) is an Egyptian engineer and civil servant. He was Prime Minister of Egypt from 2012 to 2013.[1]

Qandil was appointed as Prime Minister by President Mohamed Morsi on 24 July 2012. Qandil was Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation from 2011 to 2012.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Qandil steps down". Daily News Egypt. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. Perry, Tom (24 July 2012). "Egypt's Mursi names little-known water minister as PM". Reuters. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.