Mali is a republic. With the president as head of state The administration consists of the government. With the president leading the administration Directly elected by the people Tenure for a term of 5 years. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President. Legislative branch It consists of only one House of Representatives (Unicameral National Assembly) with 147 members elected directly by the people in office for a term of five years.
Mali implements a neutrality policy. Practically close to western countries Especially France, the old colonialist. Mali is hailed by the US as a model country for democratic governance in Africa. Mali is the first African country to participate in the African regional armed forces program, which the US has funded.
Amadou Toumani Toure (Amadou Toumani Toure), the current President of the Republic of Mali, won the presidential election that took place on April 29, 2007 with 71.20 percent (1,612,912 votes).