Thursday, 25 February, took office as the new Ambassador of Egypt in Israel khazzes khairat. He presented his letters of credence to President Reuven Rivlin.
For the first time about the appointment of Khairat became known in June 2015.
Khairat, who was previously the assistant Minister for foreign Affairs of the staff of diplomatic missions, has replaced on a post of the Ambassador of Atafu Salem. He was recalled from tel Aviv in 2012, before the beginning of operation «pillar of Cloud» and never came back to Israel after its completion.