Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb appointed Hany Helmy Azer as an adviser for transport affairs.
Azer had supervised the construction of Berlin Hauptbahnhof train station in Germany as well as the Tiergarten tunnel in 1994.
He later became chief engineer of Europe's largest train station in Werther Bahnhof, Berlin.
Azer requested that he receives no pay for the position.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm