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In addition to Bah N'Daw, the transitional president with whom he had a working lunch, the former British leader met with officials responsible for organizing the elections, including the presidential election scheduled for next year. The former Prime Minister's institute is ready to provide support to Mali within the framework of institutional reforms and the organization of future meetings. </p><div> <p><em>With our correspondent in Bamako</em>,<strong> Serge Daniel</strong>
The former British Prime Minister’s visit to Bamako took place at a rapid pace. To the press, he declared that the institute that bears his name is ready to provide support for the institutional reforms underway, and in the organization of the elections scheduled in principle for next year, in particular the presidential election.
« We are completely available to support the transitional government on very important axes, including institutional reforms and the electoral process. Tony Blair explained.
According to our information, among other decisions, Tony Blair has decided to provide Mali with two experts: One will be responsible for helping with institutional reforms, the other for the next elections. The latter will work in particular with Malian General Siaka Sangaré, general delegate for the elections, and internationally renowned expert.
To journalists, Tony Blair’s entourage recalled that the credibility of the next elections depends on an inclusive approach by public authorities.
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