IVANOV INAUGURATION ON TUESDAY
Gjorge Ivanov will be inaugurated as President of the Republic of Macedonia on Tuesday.
Outgoing President Branko Crvenkovski is scheduled to greet Ivanov in front of the Parliament, followed by a session in the plenary hall.
Ivanov will be sworn in and afterwards deliver his inaugural address, in the attendance of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Cabinet members, representatives of other state institutions, diplomatic corps, judiciary, religious communities etc.
Several foreign statesmen will also attend the session, including Croatian, Serbian, Albanian and Montenegrin Presidents, Stipe Mesic, Boris Tadic, Bamir Topi and Filip Vujanovic respectively.
Gjorge Ivanov is the fourth Macedonian President. Unlike his predecesors Kiro Gligorov, Boris Trajkovski and Branko Crvenkovski, he will begin the 5-year mandate at the newly-built premises in Skopje.