Senegalese Budget Minister Mouhamadou Makhtar Cissé lauded “exceptional” U.S. development assistance to Senegal at the 2013 Joint Portfolio Review with USAID held in Dakar.
The meeting was co-presided by U.S. Chargé d’affaires Sandra Clark and Minister Cissé, who noted that U.S. support for Senegal has increased significantly, from over $24.5 million in 2001 to more than $111 million last year.
“The contribution of the United States of America is much appreciated – and even exceptional for a bilateral partnership in the implementation of Plan Sénégal Émergent,” Minister Cissé said, referring to Senegal’s ambitious new economic growth strategy.
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Last updated: August 29, 2014