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Ahmed Abdeen
Nationality Egyptian
Predecessor Mohamed Attia
Successor Mohammed Ali Beshr
Political party Independent

Ahmed Zaki Abdeen or Abdin is a retired Egyptian military officer and former minister of state for local development in the Qandil cabinet.

CareerEdit

Abdeen is a retired military general.[1][2] He was appointed head of Dar El-Hayaa El-Handasia which is affiliated with the armed forces. He also worked as an engineer officer in Egypt's Armed Forces[3] and a military attaché at the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C. from 1993 to 1995.[1] He then served as the head of the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, and of the CCAMLR construction cooperatives. He was appointed governor of Beni Suef in 2006.[3] Then he was named as the governor of Kafr El-Sheikh in 2008.[1][4] He retained his post in the August 2011 reshuffle of governors and it led to protests due Abdeen's alleged close link to National Democratic Party.[5] He was appointed minister of state for local development on 2 August 2012, replacing Mohamed Attia.[6][7] His major function in this post was to maintain a link between the central government and all the regional governors and assemblies.[1] The other main function of him was to organize local council elections.[1] When he was in office, his proposal to close down shops at 10 pm in Egypt led to controversy.[8] This controversial proposal was not put into effect.[8] Abdeen was replaced by Mohammed Ali Beshr as minister of state for local development in a cabinet reshuffle on 5 January 2013.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Enein, Ahmed Aboul (8 August 2012). "Qandil’s faux independents". http://dailynewsegypt.com/2012/08/08/qandils-faux-independents/. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  2. "Egypt's government: It's time to get to know the ministers". Egypt Business. 5 August 2012. http://www.egypt-business.com/paper/details/1231-xg-egypts-government-its-time-to-get-to-know-the-minsiters/6048. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Meet Hisham Qandil's new Egypt cabinet". Ahram Online. 2 August 2012. http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/49365.aspx. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  4. "Egypt's Newly Appointed Cabinet Ministers". American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. http://www.usegyptcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/AmCham-Egypt-Newly-Appointed-Cabinet-Ministers.pdf. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  5. Gamal Essam El Din (7 August 2011). "Opposition slams new governor appointments". Ahram Online. http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentPrint/1/0/18312/Egypt/0/Opposition-slams-new-governor-appointments.aspx. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  6. Enein, Ahmed Aboul (1 August 2012). "A closer look at Qandil’s cabinet". http://dailynewsegypt.com/2012/08/01/a-closer-look-at-qandils-cabinet/. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  7. El Din, Gamal Essam. "Technocrats outnumber Islamists in Egypt's new Qandil government". http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/49295/Egypt/Politics-/Technocrats-outnumber-Islamists-in-Egypts-new-Qand.aspx. Retrieved 8 December 2012. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Egypt's cabinet reshuffle to see new interior, finance ministers". 5 January 2013. http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/61841/Egypt/Politics-/Egypt%E2%80%99s-cabinet-reshuffle-to-see-new-interior,-fin.aspx. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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