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Egypt’s Military production minister passes away

Mohammed al-Assar, Egypt's Military production minister has passed away at the age of 74, after a protracted illness, local media…

Mohammed al-Assar, Egypt’s Military production minister has passed away at the age of 74, after a protracted illness, local media confirmed on Monday.Under President Abdel Fattal al-Sisis, al-Assar became one of the most important officials of the government and military figures.

In June Assar who was a close protege of President al-Sisi, was promoted to the rank of honorary Lieutenant General. 

He was appointed into the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces after long-term ruler Hosni Mubarak was overthrown nine years ago.   

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