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Dispatch of a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for the Inauguration Ceremony of the President of Senegal

March 29, 2019

1. Following the result of the Presidential Election of the Republic of Senegal on  24 February, the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony for H.E. Mr. Macky SALL will be held on April 2.

2. Considering the importance of the bilateral relationship between Japan and Senegal, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch Mr. Seigo Kitamura, a Member of the House of Representatives of Japan and the Vice-Chairman of Japan-African Union (AU) Parliamentary Friendship League, as Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to the Republic of Senegal to attend the ceremony.

3. With this dispatch, Japan wishes to offer its congratulations on the re-election of President SALL and further promote the cordial and cooperative relationship between Japan and Senegal.

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