Egyptian presidency, cabinet spokesmen resign

The two are the latest in a string of resignations facing Mursi

Gulf News

Cairo: The spokesmen for the Egyptian presidency and the cabinet quit on Tuesday, the latest in a string of resignations from the administration of President Mohammad Mursi, who is facing massive public pressure to step down.

Presidential spokesman Ehab Fahmy — who was seconded to the presidency from the foreign ministry — has tendered his resignation, a foreign ministry official said.

Cabinet spokesman Alaa Al Hadidi told the official Mena news agency he had also given his notice to Prime Minister Hesham Qandil.

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