Guinea-Bissau: Former Pesident José Mário Vaz appointed member of the Council of State

Guinea-Bissau’s former President José Mário Vaz has been appointed a member of the Council of State, according to a presidential decree released to the media on Monday.
“Mr. José Mário Vaz is appointed member of the Council of State,” the decree states.
José Mário Vaz was Head of State of Guinea-Bissau between 2014 and 2020, having been replaced by the current Guinean President, Umaro Sissoco Embaló.
According to the Constitution of Guinea-Bissau, the members of the Council of State, an advisory body to the Guinean President, are the president of Parliament, the Prime minister, the president of the Supreme Court of Justice, the representative of each of the political parties with parliamentary seats and five citizens appointed by the Head of State.

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