Egypt Independent

Egypt’s Presidency appoints Basaam Radi as a new spokesperson



The Egyptian presidency declared the appointment of new spokesperson ambassador Basaam Rady on Monday, following the term ending of former spokesperson ambassador Alaa Youssef.

According to the presidency’s official Facebook page, Youssef said in a statement that his service as a spokesperson for the presidency had reached its end and that he would be starting his post as a permanent representative of Egypt in United Nations [UN].

The former spokesperson expressed his gratitude for all the presidency team members, journalists and media personnel across the Egyptian media.

Newly appointed Radi served previously as Egypt’s consul in Turkey where he played an important security role for the Egyptian community based in Turkey during the failed military coup, against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan