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Minister of Economic Affairs Decorates EU Special Representative for Sahel

Nouakchott,  22/04/2021
The Minister of Economic Affairs and the Promotion of Productive Sectors, Mr. Ousmane Mamoudou Kane, decorated , on behalf of His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, today, Thursday, the Special Representative of the European Union for the Sahel, Mr. Angel Losada, with the Order of an Officer in the National Merit System.

In a statement to the representative of the Mauritanian News Agency, the European official expressed his pleasure in being honored with this medal, which represents a lot to him.

He thanked His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, expressing once again his deep appreciation for this medal which is placed near the heart and is close to it.

He added that eight years ago, when he was Spain's ambassador to Mauritania and later as representative of the European Union, Mauritania has remained close to him for several historical, cultural and objective reasons, because he was received warmly wherever he went.

He pointed out that Mauritania is a country that helped him perform his fifth mandate as a representative of the European Union in the Sahel, which ends next June.

He said that "Mauritania played a great role in the Group of Five Countries in the Sahel, as it was the first to launch the G5 initiative in the Sahel, and its drive in this group was serious and decisive, which facilitated my mission," hoping that this work would continue and the group would be strengthened.

He valued Mauritania's efforts within the framework of the Group of Five in the Sahel, in the areas of development, human rights, fight against bribery,the consolidation of security, and stability in the region.

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