Officials said Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq on Thursday morning, resigned from his post amid the ongoing protests in the country, North Africa - Cairo (BNO News).
Shafiq's resignation came one day before the protest against the planned "in Friday's report" in Cairo and other cities, demanding the resignation of Shafiq. A statement on the Facebook page of the armed forces of the country which he had resigned as prime minister.
The statement has been appointed former Minister of Transport Essam Sharaf by the Supreme Council of the armed forces to form a new government, without providing further details.
Egypt fell into chaos in January when hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Cairo and other major cities to demand the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. He resigned last month, but not before he killed about 400 people in the revolution. And wounded more than 5000 others.