Wednesday,22 November, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1180, (16-22 January 2014)
Wednesday,22 November, 2017
Issue 1180, (16-22 January 2014)

Ahram Weekly

Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi

Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi
Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi

With a presidential run by Egypt’s powerful Minister of Defence Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi seeming more likely by the day, this week’s constitutional referendum, held amid a massive security force deployment, is widely seen as a vote of confidence in the roadmap initiated after 30 June. A big “yes” victory will also indirectly give Al-Sisi a popular mandate in a possible prelude to a bid for the presidency.

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