|Minister of Culture of Egypt|
17 June 2014 – 5 March 2015
1 February 2011 – 9 February 2011
|Preceded by||Farouk Hosny|
|Succeeded by||Abdel-Wahed El-Nabawi|
25 March 1944 |
El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Kingdom of Egypt
|Political party||National Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Cairo University|
Gaber Ahmed Asfour (Arabic: جابر أحمد عصفور, IPA: [ˈɡæːbeɾ ʕɑsˤˈfuːɾ] (born 25 March 1944 in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Egypt) is an Egyptian professor at Cairo University since 1966, who was appointed as the Minister of Culture on 1 February 2011. He has published Countering Fanaticism, Times of the Novel and In Defense of the Enlightenment, among others.
- "BREAKING: New government swears in". Cairo Post. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
- "UPDATED: Egypt replaces 8 ministers in surprise cabinet reshuffle". Ahram Online. 5 March 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
- Egypt's New Government Announced On State TV
- Prof. Gaber Asfour, Head of the National Translation Foundation in Cairo, Egypt: Biography
- For a listing of Dr. Asfour's publications in Arabic, see WorldCat listings for Gaber Asfour
- Egypt Protests (Asfour resigns)