Foreign Minister Tete António starts planning for Macron's Luanda trip
Foreign Minister Tete António was in Paris on 20-22 April.
Severing ties with his predecessor Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has pushed himself to the forefront of regional diplomacy in less than two years. Now Saudia Arabia and the UAE's strategic ally in the Sahel, Mauritania may soon normalise relations with Qatar.
After six months of intense negotiations, the Arise Port & Logistics/Meridiam joint venture has signed an amendment to its new concession contract for the construction and running of a terminal at the Port Autonome de Nouakchott.
Under pressure from the authorities for several months, the Franco-Singaporean joint venture Arise Mauritanie, which is constructing and will run the new container terminal at the Port autonome de Nouakchott, has finally reached a deal.
Visiting Nouakchott on 30 June, the French president pleaded the case of the Franco-Singaporean joint venture Arise Mauritanie, which has been under pressure from Mauritanian authorities for months. Its concession contract is now expected be renegotiated.
Port Autonome de Nouakchott (PAN) director Sid'Ahmed Ould Raiss has told the Franco-Singaporean joint venture Arise, which is currently building the port's new container terminal, that he has decided to terminate the lease on its premises at the port.