Egypt's Mubarak picks vice-president for first time
CAIRO Jan 29 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who has not picked a vice president since his took office in 1981, appointed his intelligence chief and confidante Omar Suleiman to the post, the official news agency said on Saturday.
The vice president is the post that Mubarark occupied before he was appointed president. (Writing by Edmund Blair)
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