Presidential inauguration starts in Cairo

Ahram Online , Sunday 8 Jun 2014

Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is to take the oath of office at Egypt's High Constitutional Court, to become Egypt's seventh president

This image made from Egyptian State Television shows, soon to be sworn in President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, and outgoing interim President Adly Mansour at the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 8, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Egypt's presidential inauguration ceremony has started at the High Constitutional Court (HCC) where President-elect Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will take the oath of office in front of the judges of the court.

Besides the judges of the HCC, Interim President Adly Mansour, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and ministers and officials in the Egyptian government are attending the ceremony.

Outside the court, amid tight security, a group of pro-Sisi supporters are waiting and cheering.

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