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MADAGASCAR

Constitution establishes separation of powers among executive, legislative, and judicial branches; multiparty political system; and protection of human rights and freedom of speech. President elected by universal suffrage for five-year period with two-term limit. Prime minister nominated by bicameral parliament composed of Senate and National Assembly, and approved by president. Supreme Court has eleven members and forms apex of other judicial bodies.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
President Ravalomanana, Marc
Prime Minister Sylla, Jacques
Min. of Agriculture & Animal Husbandry Andriasandratriniony, Yvan
Min. of Civil Service, Labor, & Social Laws Razafindralambo, Vola Dieudonne, Dr.
Min. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs Ralison, Alphonse
Min. of Communication Rakotoarivelo, Mamy
Min. of Culture Rahaingosoa, Odette
Min. of Defense Mamizara, Jules
Min. of Economy, Finance, & Budget Radavidson, Andriamparany
Min. of Energy & Mines Razaka, Elise Alitera
Min. of Environment Rabotoarison, Charles Sylvain, Gen.
Min. of Foreign Affairs Ranjeva, Marcel, Gen.
Min. of Health Rasamindrakotroka, Andry
Min. of Higher Education Ranjivason, Jean Theodore
Min. of Industry & Handicrafts Rajaona, David
Min. of Interior Rambeloalijaona, Jean Seth
Min. of Justice Rajaonah, Alice
Min. of Labor & Social Affairs Rodelys, Maharavo
Min. of Population Andriampanjava, Jacob Felicien
Min. of Posts & Telecommunications Razafinjatovo, Haja Nirina
Min. of Primary & Secondary Education Razafindrandriatsimaniry, Michel
Min. of Public Works Lahiniriko, Jean
Min. of Public Security Augustin, Amady, Gen.
Min. of Scientific Research Edouard, Alidina
Min. of Technical & Professional Education Blaise, Zoana
Min. of Tourism Christian, Ntsay
Min. of Transport & Meteorology Rakotovazaha, Olivier
Min. of Urban & Regional Planning Reboza, Julien
Min. of Waters & Forests Oneste, Alibay Jonshon
Min. of Youth & Sports Rene, Ndalana
Sec. of State for Decentralization & Development of Autonomous Provinces Esoavelomandroso, Monique Adreas
Sec. of State for Fisheries & Ocean Resources Hippolyte, Rarison Ramaroson, RAdm.
Sec. of State for Foreign Trade Rakotonirainy, Henri
Governor, Central Bank Ravelojaona, Gaston
Ambassador to the US  
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Andrianarivelo Razafy, Zina