Egypt’s PM envisages fewer civil servants, smaller cabinet

FILE PHOTO - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) shakes hands after the swearing in of Mustafa Madbouly, newly appointed Prime Minister, after Egypt appointed a new government on Thursday, at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, June 14, 2018. in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s prime minister said on Thursday he was working on a government restructuring that envisages a smaller cabinet and fewer civil servants to cut red tape and lure foreign investment. Speaking at a U.S. business gathering in Cairo, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt’s major challenges lie in chronic bureaucracy and a […]

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