Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in as Italy's new president on Monday

Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in as Italy's new president on Monday
Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in as Italy's new president on Monday

Napolitano, who was elected by lawmakers last week, was sworn in during a joint session of Parliament held at the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house. By Wednesday, he is expected to give the mandate to Prodi, according to the AP.