Friday, 1 October 2021, Conakry, Republic of Guinea: The 63rd anniversary of independence was held on Saturday 2 October in Kaloum, in the city centre of Conakry, in the presence of Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who has now been officially sworn in as head of state the day before by the Supreme Court President Mamadou Sylla at Mohammed VI Palace.
In his televised address, the new president pledged to appoint a prime minister in the coming days. He also announced measures on the fight against corruption and the upcoming elections.
Albeit no other head of state partook at the swearing in ceremony of President Doumbouya, Mali’s Malick Diaw, President of the National Transition Council attended.
For further information:
Presidency of Guinea: http://www.presidence.gov.gn