5 April, Dakar (Senegal) - On the occasion of the 62nd Independence Day, President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal has elevated Dr. Aminata Touré, former Prime Minister, to the grade of Commander in the National Order of the Lion. Aminata Touré is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Brazzaville Foundation.
Former President of Senegal’s Economic, Social and Environmental Council, Dr. Aminata Touré fosters democracy in Africa. Previously Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Prime Minister and Special Envoy for Internal and External Affairs, her international posts at UNFPA have included heading the Human Rights, Gender and Culture Department.
Former Prime Minister Aminata Touré and President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal at the decoration of emblematic political dignitaries
This decoration is a recognition of his commitment to the Republic of Senegal, and to Africa. The members of the Brazzaville Foundation send him their warmest congratulations.