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COMOROS

While the Comoros have an elected President independent legislature and judiciary, the President has cancelled elections until the islands are reunited.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT

On April 30 1999 the Comoros transitional government--which had been in place since the death of President Taki in October 1998--was toppled by a coup led by the Army Chief of Staff, Col. Assumani Azzali. This is the 18th coup or coup attempt in the Comoros.

Head of State Azaly, Assumani
Prime Minister Bianrifi, Tarmidi
Min. of Culture, Youth, Sports, & Information Sidi, Ahmed, Capt.
Min. of Defense Madi, Hamada
Min. of Economy, Trade, Industry, & Cottage Industry Aboudou, Assoumani
Min. of Equipment, Energy, & Government Spokesman Mmadi, Djaffar
Min. of Finance, Budget, & Planning Toybou, Soundi Abdou
Min. of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation El-amine, Souefou Mohamed
Min. of Interior & Setting-up Institutions Soimadou, Mohamed Abdou
Min. of Justice & Islamic Affairs Youssouf, Abdoulbar
Min. of National Education & Professional Training Yahaya, Moinaecha Cheikh
Min. of Production & Environment Abdallah, Charif
Min. of Public Health, Population, & Women's Issues Mistoihi, Mlahali
Min. of Public Service, Employment, & Work Hamdia, Milissane
Min. of Transport, Tourism, Posts, & Telecommunications Bounou, Sad Dhoiffir
Dir. Gen., Central Bank Halifa, Mohamed
Ambassador-designate to the US Djabir, Ahmed
Permanent Representative-designate to the UN, New York Djabir, Ahmed