The Mauritanian presidency announced the country's new cabinet late on Thursday .
The new government was announced in a statement aired by state TV.
On Aug. 1, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani was sworn in as Mauritania’s newly-elected president for a five-year term.
Ghazouani, 63, is Mauritania's tenth president since its independence from France in 1960.
He won the June 22 presidential election with 52% of the vote.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.