Cote d’Ivoire : new government but several positions remained unchanged

President Ouattara shakes hands with former french president Nicolas Sarkozy during a visit to France © RR

Casablanca, (ADV) – President Alassane Dramane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire appointed a new government on Tuesday, but the key heads of departments (ministers) of agriculture finance and defense remained unchanged, a presidential spokesman said.

Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly is keeping the finance position, Mamadou Coulibaly Sangafowa stays agriculture minister and Hamed Bakayoko remains defense key person, said Patrick Achi, secretary general of the presidency.

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