Patrick Achi

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Patrick Achi
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Acting Prime Minister of Ivory Coast
Assumed office
8 March 2021
PresidentAlassane Ouattara
Preceded byHamed Bakayoko
Personal details
Born (1955-11-17) November 17, 1955 (age 66)
Paris, France

Patrick Achi (born 17 November 1955) is an Ivorian politician. He is a member of the Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire.[1]

Between 2010 and 2017, Achi was Minister of Economic Infrastructure for the Cote d'Ivoire government.[2]

On 16 April 2020, Achi announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating until further notice.[3]

Achi was appointed acting prime minister on 8 March 2021 after the death of Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko.[4]

In October 2021, his name was mentioned in the Pandora Papers. He controlled at least until 2006 Allstar Consultancy Services Limited, an offshore company located in the Bahamas and created in 1998 through a nominee, while Achi was government commissioner with the Ivorian Electricity Company. (CIE) and technical advisor to the Minister of Energy.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Patrick Achi profile". London: Guardian. 22 February 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  2. "Cote D'Ivoire — Central Intelligence Agency." Welcome to the CIA Web Site — Central Intelligence Agency. CIA, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2010. <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2007-08-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)>.
  3. "Close ally of Ivory Coast leader contracts coronavirus". 17 April 2020. Archived from the original on 3 June 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  4. Aboa, Ange (March 8, 2021). "Ivory Coast President Ouattara names Patrick Achi as interim prime minister". Reuters. Retrieved March 8, 2021.