Counselor Adly Mansour was named, in his capacity as the Head of the Supreme Constitutional Court, as Interim President of Egypt following the statement of the General Command of the Armed Forces on 3/7/2013.
During his term of office and despite the transitional phase circumstances, Mansour gave great importance to maximize the political weight of Egypt and regain its international status that were negatively affected by the Muslim Brotherhood regime. He made several tours for this purpose.
During his term of office, Mansour issued several republican decrees including:
May 2014: A decree setting the president's monthly salary at EGP 42,000. The president's salary is set at EGP 21,000 in an addition to a representation allowance of EGP 21,000.
February 2014: A decree on establishing the National Security Council. The council, is headed by the President of the Republic, including the prime minister, the speaker of parliament, the defense minister along with the ministers of interior, foreign affairs, finance, justice, health, communications and education. The intelligence chief and head of the parliament's national defense and security committee are also members of the council.
January 2014: A decree on procedures of holding presidential elections.
January 2014: A decree on reforming an independent fact-finding committee tasked with collecting and documenting information on the June 30 Revolution and the incidents that followed it.
November 2013: A decree on regulating the right to peaceful protests, public assembly.
July 2013: A decree on dissolving Shura Council (the upper house of the parliament).
July 2013: A decree on forming a panel to amend the 2012 frozen Constitution.
On June 8, 2014, Counselor Adly Mansour handed over presidency to President-Elect Abdel-Fattah El Sisi.