Jun 9, 2014 8:09 AM by Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - State TV says Egypt's interim prime minister has been asked to form a new Cabinet after the inauguration of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Ibrahim Mahlab, a former construction magnate, has served in the post for five months.
In a customary step, he submitted his and his government's resignation Monday after the swearing-in of a new president a day earlier, State TV said el-Sissi has asked Mahlab to return and form a new Cabinet.
Mahlab was the second interim prime minister since el-Sissi removed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, last summer.
In his speech after swearing in, el-Sissi vowed to build a more stable future after three turbulent years, asking Egyptians to work hard so that their rights and freedoms could grow.
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