Decree No. 2013-159 25 January 2013 Decree No. 2013-159 25 January 2013 on the powers of the Minister of Culture the President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;
Having regard to Decree No. 2012 - 427 of April 3, 2012 concerning the appointment of the Prime Minister;
Considering Decree No. 2012 - 1163 of 29 October 2012, establishing the composition of the Government.
Having regard to Decree 2012 - 1223 of 5 November 2012 on the distribution of the services of the State and control of public institutions, national companies and companies with public participation between the Presidency of the Republic, the Prime Minister and Ministers, amended by Decree No. 2013-11 January 3, 2013.
Decrees: Article 1. -Under the authority of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Culture prepares and implements the policy defined by the head of State in the cultural field.
As such, he is responsible:-development of the arts, letters and reading, music, dance, theatre and the protection of the national heritage;
-from the management of the cultural heritage, including the preservation of historical monuments and sites as well as the conservation and the development of works of art and ethnographic heritage. It ensures a good knowledge and a broad dissemination of the cultural history of the country. It facilitates attendance at the museums.
He is responsible for the training of teachers of artistic and musical education.
S. 2. - the Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture shall be responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree which shall be published in the Official Journal.
Made in Dakar, January 25, 2013, by the President of the Republic: Macky SALL.
The Prime Minister, Abdou MBAYE.