Salah Abdel Moamen

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Salah Abdel Moamen
Minister of Agriculture and Lands Reclamation
In office
2 August 2012 – 7 May 2013
Prime Minister Hisham Qandil
Succeeded by Ahmed Gezawi
Personal details
Nationality Egyptian
Political party Independent
Alma mater University of Texas

Salah Mohammad Abdel Moamen or Momen was the Egypt's minister of agriculture and lands reclamation from 2012 to 2013.


Moamen holds a PhD in plant pathology from the University of Texas.[1]


Moamen served the president of the institute of plant pathology research and as the vice president of the agricultural research centre.[1] Then he became the president of the research center.[2][3] He was appointed minister of agriculture and lands reclamation to the Qandil cabinet in August 2012.[4] He is one of the independent and non-political appointees in the cabinet.[5] On 7 May 2013, he was succeeded by Ahmed Gezawi in the post in a cabinet reshuffle.[6][7]


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  2. ^ "ARC Board of Directors". Agricultural Research Center. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Enein, Ahmed Aboul (1 August 2012). "A closer look at Qandil's cabinet". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Egypt's new cabinet: Bureaucrats, technocrats and Islamocrats". Ahram Online. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Egypt's New Cabinet Under Qandil". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Egypt's Morsi Brings More Islamists into Cabinet". Voice of America. Reuters. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Nine new ministers announced in Egypt cabinet reshuffle". Ahram Online. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.