The Prime Minister of The Republic of Mali

Dr Boubou CISSE- The Prime Minister of the Republic of Mali

Dr. Boubou CISSE is the new Prime Minister of Mali.
Born in Bamako in 1974, he did his primary studies at Mamadou Konaté School and then at the N'Tomikorobougou Basic School.

At the end of his primary studies in Bamako, he completed his secondary studies in the Federal Republic of Germany and then in the United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Boubou CISSE then carried out his university studies in Clermont-Ferrand (France), where he joined the Center for Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI / University of Auvergne). He obtained a Master's degree in Economics at CERDI, followed by a DEA in Development Economics. In 2004, he obtained his doctorate in economics at the University of Aix-Marseille, France.

Dr. Cissé joined the World Bank in Washington DC (United States of America) in 2005, where he assumed the position of Economist in charge of operations. In 2009, he was promoted to the position of Principal Economist and Project Manager of the Human Development Division as an advisor to the World Bank Group's Managing Director.

Prior to his appointment as Minister in charge of Industry and Mines of Mali in September 2013, he was responsible for human development projects (health, education and social protection) for the World Bank based in Nigeria and Niger.
In April 2014 after a cabinet reshuffle, he was reappointed as the head of the Department of Mines.

From January 15, 2016 until his appointment to the post of Prime Minister, Dr. Boubou CISSE was the Minister of Economy and Finance.
Being Married and a father of two, the new Prime Minister loves reading and playing football.