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Presidency of the Republic Decree No. 2015 - 1117 of 29 July 2015 Decree No. 2015 - 1117 of 29 July 2015 concerning the appointment in order of merit on an exceptional basis, the President of the Republic, pursuant to the constitution in its articles 43 and 76;
Mindful of Decree No. 71-652 09 June 1971 regulating the order of merit, as amended;
Having regard to Decree No. 2012 - October 31, 2012 1169 appointing the Grand Chancellor;
Pursuant to Decree No. 2013 - 329 March 03, 2013 on reappointment and appointment of the members of the Council of the order;
Having regard to Decree No. 2014 - 845 06 July 2014 appointing the Prime Minister;
Having regard to Decree No. 2015 - 855 of 22 June 2015 on the composition of the Government.
On the proposal of the Minister of National Education;
On Presentation of the Chancellor of the order of merit, decreed: Article 1. -was appointed to the rank of Knight: Mr Mohamed Mbougar Saleh student, author of the novel "Surrounded Earth" winner of the prix Ahmadou Kourouma, born 26 June 1990 in Dakar.
S. 2 - the Minister of National Education and the Chancellor of the order of merit are responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree which shall be published in the Official Journal.
Made in Dakar, July 29, 2015.
Macky SALL by the President of the Republic: Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah DIONNE.
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