Egypt: Mursi Continues Discussions to Form Govt
President-elect Mohamed Mursi continued his discussions on Tuesday to form a new government. He also met with high-ranking police officers, Al-Azhar, the attorney general and families of the revolution's martyrs.
"There are still ongoing discussions as to who will head the new government," the Middle East news Agency (MENA) quoted Mursi's media spokesman Yasser Ali as saying.
Mursi described his meeting today with senior police officers as "inspirational", saying that their discussions included restoring security and stability to the Egyptian street in the coming period.
Mursi emphasized his commitment to restore security within a short period of time to provide citizens with stability.
Mursi also met with on Tuesday the attorney general Judge Mahmoud Abdel Meguid, members of judicial authorities and the Supreme Judicial Council. He thanked them for the role of the judiciary, appreciating the part played by many Egyptian judges during the election period.
The president met with al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Tayeb and Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa who congratulated him on becoming president.
In addition to these meetings, Mursi also had a meeting with families of the martyrs and injured of the revolution and emphasized the country was keen on offering all forms of support to them.
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