Communiqué of the Council of Ministers of Tuesday 05 October 2021

The Council of Ministers met in ordinary session on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in its deliberation room at the Koulouba Palace under the chairmanship of Colonel Assimi GOITA, President of the Transition, Head of State.

After examining the items on the agenda, the Council:

– adopted draft texts;
– made appointments;
– and heard communications.

1. On the report of the Minister of Mines, Energy and Water, the Council of Ministers adopted:
To. a bill amending Law n ° 2015-035 of July 16, 2015 on the organization of the exploration, exploitation and transport of hydrocarbons;

b. a draft decree amending Decree n ° 2016-0272 / P-RM of April 29, 2016 setting the modalities of application of Law n ° 2015-035 of July 16, 2015;

vs. a draft decree approving the standard production sharing contract.
Mali has a petro gas potential covering an area of ​​900 thousand square kilometers.
The Government has adopted a legislative and regulatory framework to oversee the development of the petroleum sector.
The adoption of this system has made it possible to attract national and international investors in the sector and to record real advances in hydrocarbon research.
However, the political and security crisis that Mali has been experiencing since 2012 has slowed down investments.

The draft texts adopted will make our legislative and regulatory framework compliant with international standards, relaunch oil research by raising the level of attractiveness of the sector, encouraging the promotion and exploitation of natural gas as well as the hydrogen.

d. a draft decree establishing the public register of the beneficial owners of extractive companies in Mali.

Mali joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in 2006.
This Initiative aims to promote the transparent and responsible management of revenues derived from the exploitation of extractive resources such as oil, gas, metals and minerals.

This Initiative is implemented in accordance with a standard called the “Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Standard”.
The application of this standard requires extractive companies to publish a list of their beneficial owners, their degrees of participation, the procedures for exercising this participation or controlling said companies.

The adoption of the draft decree will improve the traceability of financial flows in the extractive sector, reduce the risks of corruption, money laundering and increase tax revenues.

2. On the report of the Minister of Health and Social Development, the Council of Ministers, adopted:

To. a draft decree declaring State Pupils in the Republic of Mali;

b. a draft decree declaring the Pupils of the Nation in the Republic of Mali.
Law n ° 2016-058 of December 27, 2016 establishes the wards of the Nation and the wards of the State in the Republic of Mali in order to ensure the protection of children who can claim one of these qualities.
Pursuant to the provisions of this law, the draft decrees adopted grant the status of Wards of the State to 62 children and that of Wards of the Nation to 338 children who will benefit, among other things:

– covering the costs of medical care or user fees;
– payment of tuition fees at the level of basic and secondary education;
– covering the costs of apprenticeship and vocational training;
– the granting of a full scholarship for higher education;
– placement or adoption in a specialized institution.

3. On the report of the Minister of Town Planning, Housing, Domains, Regional Planning and Population, the Council of Ministers adopted a draft decree authorizing and declaring the works to be of public utility. development of the urban section of national road n ° 27 (Bamako-Koulikoro) in Bamako.

The development project for the urban section of national road n ° 27 covers a distance of 9.42 km from the Rond-point du Grand Hôtel to Boulkassoumbougou.
The draft decree adopted declares of public utility the works of development which encroach on certain private properties which it is advisable to expropriate.
The implementation of the project will help to relieve traffic congestion on the section concerned and improve the living environment of the populations.


The Council of Ministers made the following appointments:



– Ambassador of Mali in Doha:

Mr. Amadou DEM.

– Ambassador of Mali in Dakar:

Mr. Mohamed EL MOCTAR.

– Ambassador of Mali in Kigali:

Mr. Dianguina dit Yaya DOUCOURE, Foreign Affairs Advisor.

– Ambassador of Mali in Brussels:

Mr. El hadji Alhousseini TRAORE, Foreign Affairs Advisor.

– Ambassador of Mali to Brasilia:

Mr. Ibrahima DIALLO.

– Ambassador of Mali in Moscow:

Colonel-major Harouna SAMAKE.

– Consul General of Mali in Jeddah:

Mr. Chérif Hamadou BAH, Planner.

– Consul General of Mali in Lyon:

Mr. Sory Ibrahima Kaba DIAKITE.

– Consul General of Mali in Canton:

Mr. Mamadou Sory DEMBELE.

– Consul General of Mali in Bouaké:

Colonel Abdoul Karim DAOU.


The Minister of Health and Social Development informed the Council of Ministers of

the evolution of the Coronavirus disease characterized by an increase in the number of cases tested positive compared to the previous week.

The President of the Transition, Head of State, calls on the population to strictly respect measures to prevent and fight against the disease.

Bamako, October 13, 2021

The Secretary General of the Government ,

Mahamadou DAGNO

Knight of the National Order

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