Geraldo Martins becomes Guinea-Bissau’s new Prime Minister

Guinean President Umaro Sissoco Embaló has nominated former Finance Minister Geraldo Martins for the post. The name was proposed by the election-winning coalition, PAI – Terra Ranka.

Earlier, the President of the National People’s Assembly and leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) had already stated, at the end of the audience with the Head of State, that he would deliver the formal proposal for the appointment of Geraldo Martins to lead the future Guinean government.

The President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, on this August 7, appointed former Finance Minister Geraldo Martins to the post of Prime minister.

“Mr. Geraldo João Martins is appointed Prime minister,” reads presidential decree no. 48/2023.

The name of Geraldo Martins was proposed by the Inclusive Alliance Platform (PAI)-Terra Ranka coalition, which won the June 4 legislative elections with an absolute majority. The political force has since signed parliamentary and governance agreements with the Social Renewal Party (PRS) and the Guinean Workers’ Party (PTG).

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