Mohammed Mursi has been formally sworn in as Egypt's new president at a ceremony in the capital Cairo.
Mr Mursi took the oath before the Supreme Constitutional Court.
Muslim Brotherhood candidate becomes Egypt's first democratically-elected president in decades. He said he carries a "message of peace".
Egypt will today release results from their much disputed presidential elections. Both Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafik have claimed victory
Democracy, they say, is messy. But an attempted transition to civilian rule after a 30 year dictatorship was always going to be difficult.