Egypt's Sisi swears in new government: state news agency

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Posted: Sep 19, 2015 3:10 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi swore in a new government on Saturday, state news agency MENA reported.

Sherif Ismail, oil minister in the previous government, was tasked with forming a new cabinet after former Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb submitted his government's resignation on Sept. 12.

(Reporting by Ahmed Aboulenein, editing by David Evans)