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INAUGURATION. This word was applied by the Romans to the ceremony of dedicating some temple, or raising some man to the priesthood, after the augurs had been consulted. It was afterwards applied to the installation (q.v.) of the emperors, kings, and prelates, in imitation of the ceremonies of the Romans when they entered into the temple of the augurs. It is applied in the United States to the installation of the chief magistrate of the republic, and of the governors of the several states.

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The inauguration will take place with the attendance of several heads of states and governments, including Russia, France, Greece, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon and members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
In a press statement, the Cabinet Affairs Minister, Ahmed Saad Omer, said that the meeting has reviewed reports of the branch committees and approved visions on the inauguration celebration.
So, we have activities lined up all through that week, showcasing all what we have achieved and all other things we do normally on our Democracy Day except that this year is special with the inauguration of our new president that is coming up on May 29," the official told reporters in the Nigerian capital Abuja.
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Alwatan newspaper highlighted the Saudi-Egyptian strong relations through the history of the two countries and the presence of the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques at the inauguration of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt as an affirmation of the depth of those relationships.
Since the party is waiting for Verma to take oath, Mukhi is reportedly pressuring the authorities to postpone the inauguration date to next month.
Presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Turkmenistan, Guinea Bissau, Togo and Tajikistan have announced that they will take part in Rohani's inauguration ceremony," announced the Iranian parliament's director general for protocol, Mohammad Yasrebi, during a press conference, according to reports.
This inauguration is a historic milestone for the United Kingdom and the development of renewable energy," said Al Jaber at last Thursday's inauguration ceremony.
Amsterdam, May 1 (ONA) As assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al-Said took part in inauguration ceremony of King Willem Alexander as a new King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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