The head of the Guinean Government and the President of the National People’s Assembly, Umaro Sissoko Embaló and Cipriano Cassama respectively, returned to the country on Sunday after having responded to an invitation from Senegalese President Macky Saal , About the attempt to find a solution to the political crisis.
Arrived at Osvaldo Vieira International Airport, Cipriano Cassama, said that the time has come to turn the political page in Guinea-Bissau.
Parliament’s leader also reaffirmed parliamentary support for the new government and called on political parties to help unlock the political crisis in Guinea-Bissau.
New Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embaló and ANP President Cipriano Cassamá were on Saturday in Dakar, Senegal. Cassamá said that he had gone there as the new president of the African Parliamentary Union which brings together 43 African countries.
This was Umaro Sissoco’s first trip abroad as the new prime minister of Guinea-Bissau. He is the fourth figure to hold this position since July 2014, at the beginning of this term.
Domingos Simões Pereira, Carlos Correia and Baciro Djá have already performed the same functions, but none of them managed to survive the present Guinean crisis.