President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi mourned the death of former prime minister Sherif Ismail.
The president said in a post on his facebook page:"I mourn with deep sorrow the death of a virtuous man of the best men in Egypt, a man in whom the conscience of this nation was embodied, the former Prime Minister, Dr. Sherif Ismail.
"The deceased was a truly great man, who bore the responsibility in the most difficult circumstances and the darkest times, and he was up to the difficult responsibility.
"I offer condolences to myself and the Egyptian people for the loss of this loyal man, " the president added.
" To God we belong and to him we shall return".
Noteworthy, former prime minister Sherif Ismail has passed away after a long battle with disease.