Egypt PM Mehleb expected to retain position in new government: sources

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 09, 2014 6:09 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb is expected to retain his position in the new government, two government sources said on Monday, a day after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president.

The two men are due to hold talks on a new cabinet, which officials and the media say is expected to retain ministers in leading positions such as the finance portfolio. It is not clear when a new administration will be named.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Hugh Lawson)