Mohamed Gaber takes oath of office as Egypt’s Labour Minister

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Mohamed Gaber was sworn in Wednesday, as Labour Minister before President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, in the government of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.

Gaber has held numerous positions related to labour and workers’ issues at the local, Arab, and international levels. These include serving as President of the General Petroleum Syndicate, the General Union of Egyptian Workers’ Trade Unions, the Central Union of the International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions, and Vice President of the World Federation of Trade Unions. He has also headed the Egyptian Workers’ delegation in many Arab and international forums, especially the Arab and International Labor Conferences.

Gaber was born on June 30, 1966. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He was appointed to the Petroleum Company in 1991 and rose through the administrative ranks to become General Manager of Administrative Affairs at the company.

Gaber also rose through the ranks of labour union positions, serving as a member of the union committee at Hope Petroleum Company in 1994, and was appointed Youth Secretary of the “committee”, then Secretary General of the union committee, until he became President of the “committee”.

He also rose through the ranks of union positions in the General Union of Petroleum Workers, being elected Secretary General of the General Union of Petroleum Workers in 2013 for a term of 4 years, then elected President of the General Union of Petroleum Workers in the 2018-2022 union session, and President of the General Union by acclamation in the current 2022/2026 union elections.

He has also held the position of President of the General Union of Egyptian Workers’ Trade Unions since 2022.

 

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