ISLAMABAD: Mamnoon Hussain will take oath as 12th President of the country in a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr here today (Monday).
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will administer the oath.
Mamnoon Hussain bagged 432 votes of the Electoral College in the presidential elections held on 30th of July this year.
His rival Wajihuddin Ahmed of PTI took 77 votes while the main opposition Pakistan Peoples Party boycotted the presidential election.
The seventy-three years old Mamnoon Hussain is a businessman turned politician. He was born in Agra in 1940 and came with his family to Karachi after 1947. He studied at the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi.
Mamnoon Hussain remained Governor of Sindh from 19th June‚ 1999 to 12th October 1999.