Egypt's Sisi wins 2nd term in office

A former defense minister, al-Sisi led 2013 military coup against Egypt’s first freely-elected president

Egypt's Sisi wins 2nd term in office

World Bulletin / News Desk

Incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi clinched a second term in office in Egyptian presidential polls conducted last week, Egypt’s official electoral commission announced Monday.

Results were announced at a press conference convened by commission officials in eastern Cairo and broadcast on state television.

According to commission head Lashin Ibrahim, final results showed that al-Sisi had won a whopping 97.8 percent of the vote.

A former defense minister, al-Sisi spearheaded a 2013 military coup that unseated Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood group.

Last Mod: 02 Nisan 2018, 17:03
Add Comment