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El Amry Farouk is an Egyptian businessman and Egypt's former minister of state for sports as part of the Qandil cabinet.[1]

El Amry Farouk
Minister of State for Sports
In office
2 August 2012 – 2 July 2013
Prime MinisterHisham Qandil
Preceded byHassan Saqr (as Chairman of National Council for Sports)
Succeeded byTaher Abouzeid
Personal details
Political partyIndependent


Farouk is one of the board members of Al Ahly Club.[2] He served as the secretary-general of the Association of Private Schools (APS) in Egypt.[3]

He was appointed minister of state for sports on 2 August 2012.[2] He was one of the independent ministers serving in the cabinet.[2][4] Shortly after his appointment, Farouk fired the Egyptian Football Association's executive committee members and appointed a new board to run the federation.[5] On 2 July 2013, Farouk resigned from office due to mass demonstrations in the country.[6]


  1. ^ "Qandil Cabinet sworn in". The Egypt Monocle. 3 August 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Egypt's newly appointed cabinet" (PDF). American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  3. ^ Leila, Reem (22–28 May 2008). "Paying the price". Al Ahram Weekly. Archived from the original on 26 March 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Meet Hisham Qandil's new cabinet". Egypt. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  5. ^ Mazhar, Inas (9–15 August 2012). "League to return". Al Ahram Weekly. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Egyptian sports minister resigns". Anadolu Agency. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.