Groups set to deliver agendas at Sisi inauguration
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi - YOUM7 (Archive)
By AYA IBRAHIM

CAIRO: Many organizations and civic groups will attend the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi Sunday, and many of them will come with agendas they hope to address to the future president.

The Nurses Syndicate will deliver a message of guidelines and steps needed for the development of Egypt’s health system, Nurses Syndicate head Kawthar Mahmoud said in a Saturday press statement.

Additionally, a delegation from the 38th Copts Association will take part in the inauguration ceremony in front of the Kobri el-Qobba presidential palace, association spokeswoman Jomana Samir said Saturday. She said they also will deliver a message to the presidency during the ceremony.

The message calls on Sisi to solve the problems concerning the personal status of Orthodox Copts in Egypt, Samir said. She also said that Sisi could issue a new decree to solve the problems of Copts as the newly elected Egyptian president can propose legislation until parliamentary elections are held.

Meanwhile, the “Kamel Gemilak” (Complete you Kindness) campaign has planned a big celebration for Saturday in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for the Sisi inauguration according to Al-Tahrir channel.

Secretary general for the pro-Sisi campaign, Nasser El-Sherif, told Youm7 Saturday that a huge number of artists will take part in the celebrations, including Hussein el-Gasmy, Ihab Tawfik, Hisham Abbas and others.

In a press release Friday, campaign general coordinator Rifai Nasrallah said that the celebrations will start at 6 p.m. and a number of Arab delegations visiting Cairo for the inauguration will also attend the event.

There are approximately 60 artists and entertainers who have been invited to attend Sisi’s inauguration ceremony, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported Saturday.

Interim President Adly Mansour, Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, the Cabinet of Ministers, Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb, Coptic leader Pope Tawadros II and other public figures will attend Al-Ahram newspaper reported Saturday.

Delegations started to arrive in Egypt Friday to participate in the ceremony.

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