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EGYPT INTERIM PRESIDENT DECLARES THREE DAYS OF NATIONAL MOURNING FOR NELSON MANDELA

Deecember 07, 2013 | UhuruSpirit

Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour (Photo: AP)



Egypt Interim President Adly Mansour issued a presidential decree announcing 3 days of national mourning, from Friday, 6 December until Sunday, 8 December, to commemorate the death of former South Africa leader Nelson Mandela.

In a press statement Ahmed El Muslimani, the media advisor to interim president Adly Mansour, mourned the late African leader's passing, describing him as a symbol of "freedom, national independence and liberation."

Mandela died Thursday evening at the age of 95. - Ahram



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