11 women appointed to new G/Bissau cabinet

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11 women appointed to new G/Bissau cabinet


Guinea-Bissau's President José Mario Vaz has issued a decree appointing a 31-member government including 16 ministers and 15 deputy ministers, among them an unprecedented number of women, reports said on Thursday.

According to the decree issued to APA on Thursday, eight women hold ministerial portfolios and three others are deputy ministers in this new government led by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes.

The Government records the arrival of seven new ministers including Luís Melo, the new Ministry of Defense and Freedom Fighters, Juliano Augusto Fernandes, Interior Minister, and Suzi Barbosa , Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities.

Click here to read the full article published by Apa News on 4 July 2019.

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