Ministry of Manpower and Immigration (Egypt)

The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration is the ministry in charge of manpower, labor relations and emigration of Egyptian workers.

Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Manpower and Immigration
وزارة القوى العاملة والهجرة
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Agency overview
JurisdictionEgypt Egypt
HeadquartersNasr City, Cairo
Coordinates: 30°4′36″N 31°18′53″E / 30.07667°N 31.31472°E / 30.07667; 31.31472
Agency executive
WebsiteOfficial website


The ministry's headquarters is in Cairo. The Minister of Manpower and Immigration also chairs the higher committee for migration that was established in 1977.[1]

Aside from accounting for workers returning from Gulf states, the agency keeps a list with the names of companies where Egyptian nationals are prohibited to work.[2]


In June 2014, Nahed Ashri was assigned the post of minister.[3] In September 2015, Gamal Sorour was assigned to the post.[4]

On 23 March 2016 Mohamed Safaan was appointed Minister of Manpower.[5]

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  1. ^ Ray Jureidini (March 2010). "Regulation of Migration in Egypt". Middle East Institute. Retrieved 26 October 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Prohibited companies". Ministry of Manpower.
  3. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". Cairo Post. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Egypt's Sherif Ismail cabinet with 16 new faces sworn in by President Sisi". Ahram Online. September 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "Who's who: Meet Egypt's 10 new ministers in Sherif Ismail's cabinet". Ahram Online. March 23, 2016.

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