Monday, March 7, 2011

Answering the Public, Egypt Names a New Cabinet

On Sunday, Egypt's interim prime minister appointed a the new cabinet. Joining the newly nominated cabinet is Nabil Elaraby, former United Nations ambassador and former judge on the International Court of Justice in The Hauge, who will be foreign minister, replacing Ahmed Aboul Gheit. At a democracy forum last Friday, Mr. Elaraby detailed a list of problems that plague the Egyptian government, including a lack of separation of powers, a lack of transparency and a lack of judicial independence.

By: Ivana Miljic

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