Sunday 19 November 2017

Senegal unveils new 39-member government

Senegal unveils new 39-member government
(APA 09/08/17)
Senegal unveils new 39-member government

Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammad Boune Abdallah Dionne announced on Thursday the members of Senegal’s new government, which comprises 39 ministers the same number as in the previous cabinet.

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Notable in the new government is the appointment of former justice minister Sidiki Kaba as the new foreign minister of Senegal, and Amadou Bah who has been retained as Senegal’s minister of Finance and Economic Affairs.

The new team includes 8 women representing an increase of 2 on the 6 in the former lineup.

The new government, according to PM Abdallah Dionne, includes a new minister to focus on promoting greater employment opportunities for youths, and will give new impetus to the protection of children, as well as financing for women through the ministry of Microfinance and Economic Solidarity.

The new government headed by Dionne, who old government resigned Tuesday, and he was reappointed to the post Wednesday by President Macky Sall, includes a new oil minister to oversee activities in the new sector, following recent findings of the presence of oil and gas off Senegal’s Atlantic coast.

The following is the full list of members of the new government in Dakar announced Thursday evening:

Augustin Tine (Armed Forces)
Sidiki Kaba (External Affairs and Senegalese Abroad)
Aly Ngouille Ndiaye (Interior and Public Security)
Ismaïla Madior Fall (Justice)
Abdoulaye Daouda Diallo (Infrastructure, Road Transport)
Amadou Bâ (Economy, Finance and Planning)
Mansour Faye (Hydraulics and Sanitation)
Diene Farba Sarr (Urban Renewal and Habitat)
Mariama Sarr (Public Service)
Papa Abdoulaye Seck (Agriculture and Rural Equipement)
Mansour Elimane Kane (Petroleum and Energy)
Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr (Health and Social Welfare)
Ndèye Sali Diop Dieng (Women, Family and Gender)
Sérigne Mbaye Thiam (Education)
Mary Teuw Niane (Higher Education, Research and Innovation)
Alioune Sarr (Commerce, Consumption, informal Sector and PME)
Aminata Mbengue Ndiaye (Livestock and Animal Production)
Mamadou Talla (Vocational Training, Apprenticeship and Artisants)
Omar Guèye (Fisheries and Marine Economy)
Yaya Abdoul Kane (Territorial Governance and Dévelopment)
Moustapha Diop (Industry and Small Medium Enterprises)
Mbagnick Ndiaye (African Integration, NEPAD and Francophonie)
Matar Bâ (Sports)
Samba Sy (Labour, Social Dialogue, Professional Organisations)
Abdou Latif Coulibaly (Culture)
Khoudia Mbaye (Investment Promotion and Partnership )
Abdoulaye Bibi Baldé (Communication, Télécommunications, Post and the Digital
Economy)
Maimouna Ndoye Seck (Air Transport and Dévelopment of Infrastructure)
Mame Mbaye Niang (Tourism)
Aïssatou Sophie Gladima (Mines and Géology)
Mame Thierno Dieng (Environment and Durable Dévelopment)
Pape Gorgui Ndong (Youths)
Aminata Angélique Manga (Economic Solidarity and Microfinance)
Abdoulaye Diop (Employment)
Ndeye Ramatoulaye Guèye Diop (Good Governance and Protection of Children)
Souleymane Jules Diop (Minister-delegate at the office of the Prime Minister in charge of PUDC)
Birima Mangara (Minister-delegate at Ministry of Economy and Finance and Planning in charge of the Budget)
Abdou Ndéné Sall (Minister-delegate at the Ministry of Infrastructures, Road Transport)
Moustapha Lô Diatta (Minister-delegate at Ministry of Agriculture

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