16 December 2012

Egypt: Morsi Casts His Vote On Constitution Referendum

Photo: Xinhua/STR
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi (file photo).

President Mohamed Morsi casted his vote on the new constitution at polling station near the presidential palace in Cairo on 15/12/2012.

President Morsi followed up the proceeding of voting with officials in the state machinery to be assured about measures for securing fairness of voting and safety of voters.

The first round of the referendum on the constitution on 15/12/2012 witnessed high turnout among tight security procedures.

In a related context, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, for his part, inspected a number of polling stations.

Qandil said that his government is keen on securing all polling stations during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution.

Meanwhile, Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, the speaker of the Shura Council has urged citizens to accept the results of voting as democracy should take its course. He called on media to be neutral and keep away from agitation.

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