By Fatma Khaled
Judge Adel Abdel Hamid accepted the position of Minister of Justice on Sunday following discussions with Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi.
Abdel Hamid is expected to be sworn in in front of interim president Adly Mansour on Monday afternoon.
Abdel Hamid had previously occupied this cabinet position in Kamal El-Ganzory’s government in December 2011.
Following his graduation from Cairo University’s School of Law, Hamid served as Associate Public Prosecutor, a head position in the Egyptian Court of Cassation and as head of the Supreme Judicial Council.
Over 30 ministers were assignedto various cabinet positions last week.
The new cabinet’sformationfollowed the ouster of former president MohamedMorsion 3 July and comes amid the creation of the new interim government under Mansour.