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President al-Sisi chooses Tony Blair as economic advisor

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According to the Guardian, Tony Blair - former British prime minister and current Representative of the Quartet on the Middle East (EU, Russia, UN, USA) - has been appointed Egyptian President al-Sisi’s new economic advisor [1]

His salary will be paid by the United Arab Emirates, not Egypt.

[1] “Blair embodies corruption and war. He must be sacked”, Seumas Milne, The Guardian, 2 July 2014.

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