5 December 2012

Egypt: Morsi Reviews Preparations for Referendum

President Mohamed Morsi held on Tuesday 4/12/2012 a meeting with senior officials within the framework of preparation for the referendum on the constitution on December15.

A Presidential statement said the meeting was attended by vice President Mahmoud Mekki, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, Minister of Defense and Military Production General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, Minister of Justice Ahmed Mekki, Minister of State for the parliamentary affairs Mohamed Mahsoub, Interior Minister Ahmed Gamal Eddin, Minister of Information Salah Abdel Maqsoud and Secretary General of the High Elections Commission counselor Taha Shahin.

The statement said the meeting came within the framework of providing the facilities needed for enabling citizens of expressing their opinion in full freedom.

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