Ministry of Manpower and Immigration (Egypt)

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Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Manpower and Immigration
وزارة القوى العاملة والهجرة
Coat of arms of Egypt (Official).svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionEgypt Egypt
HeadquartersNasr City, Cairo
Coordinates: 30°4′36″N 31°18′53″E / 30.07667°N 31.31472°E / 30.07667; 31.31472
Agency executive
WebsiteOfficial website

The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration is the ministry in charge of manpower, labor relations and emigration of Egyptian workers.

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The ministry's headquarters is in Cairo. The Minister of Manpower and Immigration also chairs the higher committee for migration that was established in 1977.[1]

Aside from accounting for workers returning from Gulf states, the agency keeps a list with the names of companies where Egyptian nationals are prohibited to work.[2]

Ministers[edit]

In June 2014, Nahed Ashri was assigned the post of minister.[3] In September 2015, Gamal Sorour was assigned to the post.[4]

On 23 March 2016 Mohamed Safaan was appointed Minister of Manpower.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ray Jureidini (March 2010). "Regulation of Migration in Egypt". Middle East Institute. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Prohibited companies". Ministry of Manpower.
  3. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". Cairo Post. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Egypt's Sherif Ismail cabinet with 16 new faces sworn in by President Sisi". Ahram Online. September 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "Who's who: Meet Egypt's 10 new ministers in Sherif Ismail's cabinet". Ahram Online. March 23, 2016.

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