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    Mali Government - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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


      Government type: republic


      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: Independence Day, 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: 18 years of age; universal


      Executive branch: chief of state: President Amadou Toumani TOURE (since 8 June 2002)
      head of government: Prime Minister Ahmed Mohamed Ag HAMANI (since 9 June 2002)
      cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister
      elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (two-term limit); election last held 12 May 2002 (next to be held NA May 2007); prime minister appointed by the president
      election results: Amadou Toumani TOURE elected president; percent of vote - Amadou Toumani TOURE 64.4%, Soumaila CISSE 35.6%


      Legislative branch: unicameral National Assembly or Assemblee Nationale (147 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms)
      elections: last held 14 July and 28 July 2002 (next to be held NA July 2007)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - Hope 2002 coalition 66, ADEMA 51, other 30


      Judicial branch: Supreme Court or Cour Supreme


      Political parties and leaders: Alliance for Democracy or ADEMA [Diounconda Traore KEITA, party chairman]; Block of Alternative for the Renewal of Africa or BARA [Yoro DIAKITE]; Democratic and Social Convention or CDS [Mamadou Bakary SANGARE, chairman]; Hope 2002 [leader NA]; Movement for the Independence, Renaissance and Integration of Africa or MIRIA [Mohamed Lamine TRAORE, Mouhamedou DICKO]; National Congress for Democratic Initiative or CNID [Mountaga TALL, chairman]; Party for Democracy and Progress or PDP [Me Idrissa TRAORE]; Party for National Renewal or PARENA [Yoro DIAKITE, chairman; Tiebile DRAME, secretary general]; Rally for Democracy and Labor or RDT [Ali GNANGADO]; Rally for Democracy and Progress or RDP [Almamy SYLLA, chairman]; Rally for Mali or RPM [Ibrahim Bonbasor KEITA, chairman]; Sudanese Union/African Democratic Rally or US/RDA [Mamadou Bamou TOURE, secretary general]; Union of Democratic Forces for Progress or UFDP [Youssouf TOURE, secretary general]; Union for Democracy and Development or UDD [Moussa Balla COULIBALY]


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


      International organization participation: ACCT, ACP, AfDB, ECA, ECOWAS, FAO, FZ, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICCt, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO (subscriber), ITU, MIPONUH, MONUC, NAM, OAU, OIC, OPCW, UN, UNAMSIL, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WADB (regional), WAEMU, WCO, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO, WTrO


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


      Diplomatic representation from the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Vicki HUDDLESTONE
      embassy: Rue Rochester NY and Rue Mohamed V, Bamako
      mailing address: B. P. 34, Bamako
      telephone: [223] (2) 223-833
      FAX: [223] (2) 223-712


      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 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mali Government 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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