Egyptian President Names New Prime Minister

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has named Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hesham Kandil as the country's new prime minister.

State media said Tuesday President Morsi asked Mr. Kandil to form a new Cabinet.

Mr. Kandil replaces former prime minister Kamal al Ganzouri, who resigned last month.