Omer Beriziky

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Jean Omer Beriziky
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Prime Minister of Madagascar
In office
2 November 2011 – 16 April 2014
President Andry Rajoelina
Hery Rajaonarimampianina
Preceded by Albert Camille Vital
Succeeded by Roger Kolo
Personal details
Born (1950-09-09) 9 September 1950 (age 63)
Antsirabe Nord, Madagascar
Political party Economic Liberalism and Democratic Action for National Recovery

Jean Omer Beriziky (born 9 September 1950[1]) is a Malagasy politician and diplomat who has been Prime Minister of Madagascar in the government of consensus of President Andry Rajoelina since 2011.[1][2][3]

Beriziky, who hails from the northern part of the island,[3] worked as a history professor. He was posted in Brussel as Madagascar's Ambassador to the European Union and Belgium from 1995 to 2006. A member of the LEADER Fanilo political party,[1] Beriziky was appointed as Prime Minister on 28 October 2011 on the proposal of the party of former President Albert Zafy.[2] He took office on 2 November 2011.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Omer Beriziky, le Premier Ministre de consensus de la Transition", Tana News, 29 October 2011 (French).
  2. ^ a b Razafison, Rivonala (29 October 2011). "Madagascar: Rajoelina appoints a 'consensus' prime minister". Africa Review (National Media Group, Kenya). Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  3. ^ a b "Madagascar names new prime minister". New Zealand Herald. 29 October 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  4. ^ "New Madagascar prime minister takes office", AFP, 2 November 2011.
Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Camille Vital
Prime Minister of Madagascar
2011–2014
Succeeded by
Roger Kolo