Egyptian President El-Sisi was harshly portrayed in a recent 60 Minutes interview. The crackdown on soap operas is the latest extension of far-reaching authoritarianism. That is unusual even for a country long governed by strongmen. Moreover, on Saturday, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi announced that the minimum monthly wage of public employees will increase. This was from EGP 1,200 to EGP 2,000, to take effect from 30 June. The last minimum wage increase for public sector employees.
Furthermore, El-Sisi also decided to grant pensioners an increase of 15% with a minimum of EGP 150. More decided to raise the minimum pension to EGP 900 and agreed a 7% premium to state employees. This initiated promotions in the state administration.
Afterward, the Minister of Supply, Aly Meselhi, confirmed that there would be no increase in product prices after the planned age raises. However, fuel and electricity prices expect a raise. This was during the upcoming months as part of the state economic reform programme.
However, Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi is an Egyptian politician. He is the one who is the sixth and current President of Egypt, in office since 2014. Starting February 10, 2019, Sisi also began serving a one-year term as Chairperson of the African Union.
Moreover, El-Sisi was born in Cairo and after joining the military. He held a post in Saudi Arabia before enrolling in the Egyptian Army’s Command and Staff College. In 1992, Sisi trained at the Joint Services Command and Staff College. This was at Watchfield, Oxfordshire, in the United Kingdom. In 2006 trained at the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Sisi served as a mechanized infantry commander and then as director of military intelligence.