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Press statement by Ambassador Pierangelo after her Courtesy call to PM Ntsay
Mahazoarivo Palace

July 19, 2022


July 18, 2022

I have just had a wonderful first meeting with the Prime Minister and we discussed a full range of issues and interest for both Madagascar and the United States.

I appreciate the Prime Minister’s openness, and frankness, and his willingness to work together with me and my country to help Madagascar to address some of its challenges:

From promoting democracy to protecting the unique environment here in Madagascar, to bringing in new energy to help electrify the countryside, these are all issues of great interests and concerns to both our nations.

In addition, the United States is looking forward to working with Madagascar to continue to promote vaccination against Covid-19, and we hope that very soon, that the youth of Madagascar aged from 12 to 18 will also be able to be approved to receive the vaccine.

So, you see it is a full agenda of cooperation and collaboration between our two countries and I am so pleased to be here to work with your government and your people on these issues. So, thank you very much and again I so happy to be here in Madagascar.