President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued decrees on Thursday to appoint deans of a number of colleges nationwide.
The decrees were taken following discussions with Minister of Higher Education Ahmed Abdel Khaliq.
The appointments include deans of the faculties of Science, Economics and Political Science and Dentistry of Cairo University.
They also include new deans of the colleges of medicine and agriculture of Suez Canal University.
Dr. Ahmed Hussain El Kharbotly was named as new chair of the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences (NILES).