CAIRO, June 16 Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim
Mehleb appointed veteran banker Ashraf Salman as investment
minister, state-run news website al-Ahram said on Monday.
The decision to appoint a separate investment minister
reverses a decision this year to merge the ministry with that of
industry and trade, and could help Cairo entice back foreign
funds to stimulate an economy racked by years of political
Al-Ahram said Hany Dimian would remain finance minister and
Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour would stay on as minister of industry.
Most ministers in other key economic and security posts,
including Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim, were expected to
(Reporting by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)