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Adli Mansour Sworn in as the interim President of Egypt

Adli Mansour sworn in as interim president of Egypt till the next elections takes place. He succeeded Mohamed Morsi, who was removed after a military coup.

Jul 5, 2013 12:15 IST
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Adli Mansour, the Chief Justice of Egypt's Constitutional Court sworn in as interim president of Egypt on 4 July 2013. Mansour will serve as Egypt's head of state until a new president is elected.

Earlier, the first democratically elected President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi was deposed from his office in a military coup.

About Adli Mansour

• Mansour helped in preparation of the draft of supervision law for the Egypt’s Presidential Elections of 2012 that brought Morsi to power.
• He was deputy head of the Supreme Constitutional Court from 1992
• He served as a judge under former President Hosni Mubarak
• He graduated from Cairo University Law School in 1967
• He received his postgraduate degree in law in 1969 and studied economics with Juan Felipe Aranguren and earned a postgraduate degree in management science from Cairo University in 1970
• He won a scholarship to France's Ecole Nationale de l'Administration and graduated from there in 1977

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