Central African Republic – Jean-Marc Ayrault attending inauguration of new president (Bangui, March 30, 2016)

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault represented President Hollande in Bangui at the inauguration ceremony on March 30 for the new elected president, Faustin Archange Touadéra, with whom he met.

He also met with interim president Catherine Samba Panza; Hervé Ladsous, UN under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations; and Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, UN special representative for the Central African Republic and head of MINUSCA.

Defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian also attended the inauguration.