Egypt: Sisi Says Government To Remain In Office After Legislative Elections
The new government will remain in office if the parliament elected in the upcoming October elections gives us full confidence, said Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sissi in a memorial service marking the 1973 conflict against Israel, known as the Yom Kippur war.
“There is no correlation between the imminent elections and the fact that the current administration has to resign”, specified the President. He added that after the parliament is instated, “the government will present its agenda, which if approved, will proceed in its work”.
The statement was circulated rapidly by the national media, with many who thought that the current government would be replaced by a new at the end of the elections, set to start October 18.