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    Mali Government 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/mali/mali_government.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name
      conventional long form: Republic of Mali
      conventional short form: Mali
      local long form: Republique de Mali
      local short form: Mali
      former: French Sudan

      Data code ML

      Government type republic

      National capital Bamako

      Administrative divisions 8 regions (regions, singular - region); Gao, Kayes, Kidal, Koulikoro, Mopti, Segou, Sikasso, Tombouctou

      Independence 22 September 1960 (from France)

      National holiday Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic, 22 September (1960)

      Constitution adopted 12 January 1992

      Legal system based on French civil law system and customary law; judicial review of legislative acts in Constitutional Court (which was formally established on 9 March 1994); has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      Suffrage 21 years of age; universal

      Executive branch
      chief of state: President Alpha Oumar KONARE (since 8 June 1992)
      head of government: Prime Minister Ibrahima Boubacar KEITA (since March 1994)
      cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister
      elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; election last held 11 May 1997 (next to be held May 2002); prime minister appointed by the president
      election results: Alpha Oumar KONARE reelected president; percent of vote - Alpha Oumar KONARE 85.15%, Mamadou DIABY 4.09%, other 10.76%

      Legislative branch unicameral National Assembly or Assemblee Nationale (147 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms)
      elections: last held 20 July and 3 August 1997 (next to be held in two rounds in 2002); note - much of the opposition boycotted the election
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - ADEMA 130, PARENA 8, CDS 4, UDD 3, PDP 2

      Judicial branch Supreme Court (Cour Supreme)

      Political parties and leaders Alliance for Democracy or ADEMA [Ibrahim N'DIAYE, secretary-general]; Party for National Renewal or PARENA [Yoro DIAKITE, chairman; Tiebile DRAME, secretary-general]; Democratic and Social Convention or CDS [Mamadou Bakary SANGARE, chairman]; Union for Democracy and Development or UDD [Moussa Balla COULIBALY, leader]; Party for Democracy and Progress or PDP [Me Idrissa TRAORE, leader]; National Congress for Democratic Initiative or CNID [Mountaga TALL, chairman]; Sudanese Union/African Democratic Rally or US/RDA [Mamadou Bamou TOURE, secretary-general]; Rally for Democracy and Progress or RDP [Almamy SYLLA, chairman]; Rally for Democracy and Labor or RDT [Ali GNANGADO, leader]; Union of Democratic Forces for Progress or UFDP [Youssouf TOURE, secretary-general]; Movement for the Independence, Renaissance and Integration of Africa or MIRIA [Mohamed Lamine TRAORE, Mouhamedou DICKO, leaders]

      Political pressure groups and leaders United Movement and Fronts of Azawad or MFUA; Patriotic Movement of the Ghanda Kaye or MPGK

      International organization participation ACCT, ACP, AfDB, CCC, ECA, ECOWAS, FAO, FZ, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, Intelsat, Interpol, IOC, ITU, MIPONUH, MONUA, NAM, OAU, OIC, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WADB, WAEMU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO, WTrO

      Diplomatic representation in the US
      chief of mission: Ambassador Cheick Oumar DIARRAH
      chancery: 2130 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
      telephone: [1] (202) 332-2249, 939-8950
      FAX: [1] (202) 332-6603

      Diplomatic representation from the US
      chief of mission: Ambassador David P. RAWSON
      embassy: Rue Rochester NY and Rue Mohamed V, Bamako
      mailing address: B. P. 34, Bamako
      telephone: [223] 22 54 70
      FAX: [223] 22 37 12

      Flag description three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), yellow, and red; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia

      NOTE: The information regarding Mali on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mali Government 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mali Government 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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