Seventeen new governors will take the oath of office before Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Monday in the presidential palace.
Mursi issued a presidential decree on Sunday appointing 17 new provincial governors, seven of whom belong to the Muslim Brotherhood, the group that the president hails from, and one of whom is a member of al-Gamaa al-Islamiya.
The following is a list of the newly appointed governors:
Governor of Alexandria: Maher Mohamed Zahir Baybars
Governor of Red Sea: Tariq Mahdi Abdel Tawab
Governor of Ismailia: Hassan Rifai Hussain Haawi
Governor of Marsa Matrouh: Badr Badr Tantawi Ghandour
Governor of New Valley: Mahmoud Mohammed Ahmed Al Khalifa
Governor of Port Said: Samah Mohamed Ahmed Kandil
Governor of Aswan: Ismail Hassan Attiya Allah Hassan
Governor of Damietta: Tarek Fatah Abdullah Khadr
Governer of Luxor: Adel Asaad Mohammed Khayat
Governor of Qena: Salah Mohammed Ahmed Abdul-Majid
Governor of Beni Suef: Adel Abdul-Moneim Ahmed Hassan
Governor of Daqahliya: Sobhi Atteya Younis
Governor of Menoufiya: Ahmed Shaarawi Mohamed
Governor of Qalioubiya: Hossam Abul-Ezz
Governor of Gharbiya: Ahmed El-Beili
Governor of Beheira: Osama Ibrahim Suleiman
Governor of Fayoum: Gaber Abdel-Salam Ibrahim.