Last Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko announced, in the auditorium of the Prime Minister’s Office in Abidjan-Platform, that “for all your main concerns, I will establish a working group to present me with proposals in the next two weeks ”.
According to the Head of Government, after receiving the concerns of business leaders, they will meet to review all these. According to him, he wants to ensure that they will do everything possible to ensure security and trust in order to attract funding.
The Prime Minister also commented that electoral periods are periods of tension, but that he wants to ensure his commitment together with the Head of State to do everything possible to ensure that the presidential election runs smoothly. “Trust us, trust the Ivory Coast“, he announces.
Hamed Bakayoko assures that the government will work to further strengthen its association with the sector, that the Head of State and the Prime Minister will meet at least twice a year and that they will adjust the financial support plan to become a recovery plan post-Covid-19.
Adama Coulibaly, Minister of Economy and Finance, evaluated the implementation of the economic support plan for companies in Côte d’Ivoire as of September 14, 2020. In the response plan against Covid-19, companies benefited from a moratorium from April 6 to July 6, 2020.