Amadou Gon Coulibaly
|Amadou Gon Coulibaly|
|Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast|
10 January 2017
|Preceded by||Daniel Kablan Duncan|
|Born||(1959-02-10) 10 February 1959
Abidjan, French West Africa
(now Ivory Coast)
|Political party||Rally of the Republicans|
Amadou Gon Coulibaly is an Ivorian politician who has been Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire since January 2017. He previously served as Secretary General of the Presidency under President Alassane Ouattara from 2011 to 2017.
Life and career
In the early 1990s, Coulibaly worked as a Technical Adviser to Prime Minister Alassane Ouattara. Coulibaly was a member of the National Assembly from 1995 to 2000. He also served as Mayor of Korhogo.
Coulibaly was Minister of Agriculture from October 2002 to February 2010. After Alassane Ouattara became President, Coulibaly served as Secretary General of the Presidency from 2011 to January 2017.
President Ouattara appointed Coulibaly as Prime Minister on 10 January 2017. The composition of his new government was announced on 11 January. It was considered broadly similar to the previous government under Daniel Kablan Duncan, with most of the key ministers retaining their posts. With 28 ministers, it was smaller than the previous government, which had 35. Coulibaly was additionally assigned responsibility for the ministerial portfolio of the budget on 19 July 2017.
At the RDR’s Third Ordinary Congress in September 2017, Coulibaly was designated as First Vice-President of the Rally of the Republicans (RDR), the ruling party.
A press conference
The Prime Minister, Minister of Budget and State Portfolio, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, had host Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Abidjan, a press conference to situate public opinion on current government action and development prospects from the country. The meeting had took place at 5 pm at the Auditorium of the Primature.
This press conference follows the message of the President of the Republic, Alassane Ouattara, on December 31, 2017 and the government seminar on the Priority Action Plan (PAP) 2018, held on January 15, 2018.
It should allow the Prime Minister to reaffirm the government’s commitment to improving the living conditions of the population, by continuing investments in basic social sectors such as health, education and drinking water. The issue of employment, especially young people, should be a major theme of the meeting. Amadou Gon Coulibaly should not miss the opportunity to answer current questions and send strong messages to Ivorians.(For This seçtin of the post we had used the gouv.ci sources)