The Cabinet

The President's Office is headed by the Director of Office. In addition, the Office comprises:

• One or more Ministers of State
• Ministerial Advisors
• Goodwill Ambassadors
• Special Advisors
• Technical Advisors
• Project Officers
The President may entrust responsibility over specific matters within its authority to one or several members of his staff.

Ministers of State and Ministerial Advisors attend the Council of Ministers in accordance with their appointed position. Members of the Office staff are appointed by Presidential Order.

The Director of Office leads and coordinates the Office works. He assists the President in all areas and oversees actions regarding security. He is also in charge of preparing the President’s decisions and arbitrations, as well as keeping him informed of their implementation. As such, he not only attends the Council of Ministers, but also Presidential Councils and Inter-Ministerial Councils. He takes part in work sessions chaired by the President of the Republic, and reviews documents and instruments within his competence, including those that must be signed by the President.

The Director of Office may be assisted by one or several Deputy Heads of Office who have a ministerial status.

The Director of Office can rely on his Head of Office, his Secretariat as well as his Project Officers. He may be delegated signing authority by the President.

The President of the Republic is also assisted by a Director of Political Office, appointed by order. Notably, the Director of Political Office monitors the relationship between the President and other political parties. As such, the Director of Political Office is aware of politics-related correspondence addressed to the Head of State and prepares draft replies for him. He may be delegated signing authority, by the President, within his area of competence. He may be assisted by a Deputy Director of Political Office who has a ministerial status.

The Office also has a Head of Office, appointed by Presidential Order. He monitors the relationship between the President, civil society, religious communities, as well as any personal matter entrusted to them by the Head of State.
According to the Head of State’s instructions and in conjunction with the presidential protocol department, the Director of Political Office, and the Private Secretariat, the Head of Office organizes the Head of State’s hearings.

The President's Office bodies and related services:

  • State Inspector General (IGE)
  • National Office for Combating Fraud and Corruption (OFNAC)
  • Policy and Public Programs Evaluation and Monitoring Commission
  • General Delegation for Social Protection and National Solidarity
  • Food Security Commission
  • National Commission on Land Reform
  • General Delegation for the Organization of the Francophonie Summit
  • National Investment Observatory

Diplomatic Mission:

  • Diplomatic Advisor(s)
  • Office of the Head of State’s Personal Representative to the International Organization of Francophonie

Protocol Affairs:

  • Presidential Protocol Department
  • Grand Chancery of the Order of Lion

Major Projects:

  • Council in Charge of Infrastructures
  • General Delegation for the Promotion of Diamniadio and Lac Rose Urban Centers

Security Matters:

  • General Delegation for National Intelligence
  • Center for Strategic Direction
  • National Security Agency
  • Secretariat of the National Security Council

Regal Missions Coordination:

  • Secretariat of the High Judiciary Council
  • Secretariat of the Court of Auditors High Council
  • National Commission for Border Management
  • National Committee in charge of Refugees’, Repatriates’ and Displaced People’s Situation
  • National Committee on the Islamic-Christian Dialogue
  • The Office Special Vehicle Fleet
  • Urban Cultures Office
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