New term.. New capital: Egypt's Sisi to take oath of office Tuesday



Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 01:20 GMT


Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 01:20 GMT

CAIRO - 1 April 2024: The New Administrative Capital is preparing to host the inauguration ceremony of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for a new term on Tuesday. 

President Sisi will take his constitutional oath in the new headquarters of the House of Representatives, which will be launched in the New Administrative Capital for the first time on Tuesday.

President Sisi’s new presidential term will officially begin on April 3 and will last for the coming 6 years.


Taking the oath

Article 144 of the Egyptian Constitution stipulates that the President of the Republic, before assuming his duties, shall take the following oath before the House of Representatives: “I swear by God Almighty to faithfully preserve the republican system, to respect the Constitution and the law, to fully look after the interests of the people, and to preserve the independence of the Republic.” The homeland, its unity and territorial integrity.”

According to the constitution, in the absence of the House of Representatives, the President of the Republic shall take the constitutional oath before the General Assembly of the Supreme Constitutional Court.
The inauguration will be held in a session at the new Parliament headquarters in the New Administrative Capital.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will take the constitutional oath before the members of the House of Representatives, in the presence of a number of guests and public figures, followed by the President’s speech to the Egyptians.
The new Parliament's headquarters
The new Egyptian Parliament building, which is scheduled to witness the inauguration ceremony of President Sisi for a new term, is an icon of modern urbanism in Egypt, and the building won the American “ENR” magazine award as the best international project in the category of government building projects.
It was built on an area of 26 acres, equivalent to 109,000 square metres, and consists of a ground floor and eight recurring floors with a height of 65 metres. It contains a main hall that can accommodate 1,000 members, and offices for 3,200 employees.
It includes two domes, the first a metal middle dome with a diameter of 50 metres, and the second a concrete upper dome with a diameter of 57 metres. It is surrounded by 6 doors, including 2 main doors and 4 subsidiary doors, and includes a fire station and an electromechanical services building.
Sisi won a third term
It is worth noting that last December, the Supreme Presidential Elections Committee announced that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi had won the position of President of the Republic for a new presidential term with a vote rate of 89.6% and a total of 39 million and 702 thousand votes.
The first term 
The Egyptians witnessed the celebration of the inauguration of Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, as President of the Republic, in his first term, on the evening of Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Al-Qubba Presidential Palace.
The inauguration ceremony of President Sisi was attended by a number of artists, most notably Nadia Lotfy, Mervat Amin, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ghada Ragab, Mostafa Kamel, Ihab Tawfiq, Enas Abdel Dayem, Ahmed El Sakka, Mohamed Sobhi, Yousra, Ezzat Abu Aouf.
At the forefront of the audience were a number of politicians, ministers and public figures, including Hasaballah Al-Kafrawi, Essam Sharaf, Dr. Doria Sharaf El-Din, Ahmed Al-Maslamani, Hoda Gamal Abdel Nasser, Abdel Hakim Gamal Abdel Nasser, Ghada Wali, and the Minister of Defense at the time, Sedqi Sobhi.
The second term 
On June 2, 2018, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi was sworn in as president of the country before the House of Representatives for a second presidential term in the presence of a number of public figures and ministers.



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