Mamnoon Hussain to take oath as President on Monday

Mamnoon Hussain to take oath as President on Monday

Mamnoon Hussain to take oath as President on Monday
Mamnoon Hussain to take oath as President on Monday

ISLAMABAD: President-elect Mamnoon Hussain will take oath of his office on Monday, succeeding President Asif Ali Zardari, whose five-year constitutional term completed on Sunday.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will administer the oath to the new President at a ceremony to be held at the Aiawn-e-Sadr on Monday afternoon. Mamnoon Hussain, who was elected with an overwhelming majority in the July 30 presidential election as a PML-N nominee, will take oath as the country’s 12th President. The President-elect was born to a conservative Muslim family in Agra city of undivided India on December 23, 1940. Mamnoon Hussain, who holds an MBA degree, has three sons. He served as Governor Sindh in 1999. – APP