Egypt's new governors sworn in

Ahram Online , Monday 17 Jun 2013

Seventeen newly appointed governors take oath of office in front of President Mohamed Morsi

Egypt's 17 newly appointed governors have taken their oaths of office in front of President Mohamed Morsi at the presidential palace.

President Morsi issued a decree announcing the appointments on Sunday.

Eleven of the country's 27 governorates now have Muslim Brotherhood governors.

At least nine other governorates are run by members of the military or police.

Ten governors were appointed in September.

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