El-Sissi Reappoints PM to Fix Economy

June 9, 2014 2:47 PM

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El-Sissi Reappoints PM to Fix Economy

CAIRO — Newly inaugurated President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi reappointed Egypt's prime minister on Monday, signaling continuity as he sets out to fix the economy and overcome political divisions after a long period of turmoil and bloodshed.

In comments carried by the state news agency, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said the current government would stay on in a caretaker role until he forms a new cabinet.

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