Prime Minister of Egypt
|Prime Minister of the|
Arab Republic 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.
Living former Prime Ministers[change | change source]
As of December 2019, there are seven living former Prime Ministers of Egypt, as seen below.
born 1928 (age 91)
served 1996–1999 and 2011–2012
born 1933 (age 86)
born 1952 (age 67)
born 1941 (age 78)
born 1952 (age 67-66)
born 1962 (age 57)
born 1949 (age 70)
The most recent Prime Minister to die was Aly Lotfy Mahmoud (served 1985–1986), on 27 May 2018 aged 82.
References[change | change source]
- "Egypt's Sherif Ismail cabinet with 16 new faces sworn in by President Sisi". Ahram Online. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Prime ministers of Egypt at Wikimedia Commons