Former Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs
Nabila Makram Ebeid has been appointed as the Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs in September 2015.
Makram studied Political Science at Cairo University, graduating in 1991. The Minister joined the diplomatic circuit and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993. She worked as Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs in 1995. In 1997, she was the Third Secretary in the Egyptian Embassy in Brazil, and the Second Secretary in the Egyptian Council in Chicago in the United States in 2004.
She continued her diplomatic work as First Secretary at the Egyptian Embassy of Rome, Italy in 2007. She also represented Egypt as Vice-Consul at the Egyptian Council in Dubai in 2013.
With efforts to achieve constant connections with the Egyptians abroad, the Ministry of Immigration has been returned after 20 years, during the governance of former Prime Minister Eng. Sherif Ismail.
Since the first day of her appointment as the Minister of Immigration, Makram is constantly holding permanent meetings with the Egyptians abroad to solve the obstacles that they are facing. She is also stressing on the elimination, with international efforts, of the illegal immigration and children immigration to Europe problem.