Registration for Malian Citizens
MALI AT A GLANCE
Official language: French
Other languages: Bambara, Malinke, Soninke, Peuhl, Dogon, Songhoi, Minianka, Senoufo, Khassonke, Bobo, Tamasheq
Official Name: Republic of Mali
Independence Day: 22 September (1960)
Political System: Semi-presidential system of Government. The President and the Assembly are elected by universal suffrage. The Government, led by a prime Minister, is accountable to the National Assembly.
- Chief of the State: President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was elected in September 2013 for a five- year term.
- Head of the Government: Prime Minister Modibo KEITA (since 8 January 2015)
- Cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the Prime Minister
Religion: Islam (90%), Christianity (1%), Other (9%)