Country Data


Last updated

Sep, 2022

President/Head of StateAzali Assoumane
Prime Ministern/a
Size of Cabinet15
National AssemblyAssembly of the Union
Seats in NA24
Parties in NA2 + 2 Indp
Female MPs in NA16.67%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President5 years
Number of NA Elections held7
Number of PE held7
Next NA Elections2025
Next Presidential Elections2024

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentAzali Assoumani
Head of Governmentn/an/a
FinanceMinister of Finance, Budget and BankingKamalidini Souef
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in charge of the Diaspora La FrancophonieDhoihir Dhoulkamal
HealthMinister of Health, Solidarity, Social Protection and Gender PromotionLoub Yacout Zaidou
JusticeMinister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and the Civil Service, in charge of Human Rights, Transparency and Public AdministrationDjae Ahamada Chanfi
AgricultureMinister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment, Tourism and HandicraftsHoumed M'saidie
EnergyMinister of Energy, Water and HydrocarbonsAli Ibouroi
Natural Resourcesn/an/a
EducationMinister of National Education, Higher Education, Research, Arts and Culture.Djaffar Salim Allaoui Alias Sarkozy
EconomyMinister of The Economy, Industry, Investments, In Charge of Economic IntegrationMze Abdou Mohamed Chanfiou
Digital/ITMinister of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital EconomyBianrifi Tharmidhi
InteriorMinister of The Interior, Information, Decentralization and Territorial AdministrationMahamoud Fakridine
MediaMinister of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital EconomyBianrifi Tharmidhi
LaborMinister of Youth, Employment, Labor, and SportsTakiddine Youssouf
OthersMinister of Maritime and Air TransportAhmed Ali Bazi
Minister of Regional Planning, Town Planning, Land Affairs and Land Transport OfficerAfretane Yssoufa

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
Convention pour le renouveau des Comores (CRC)2002312

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
Convention for the Renewal of the Comoros (CRC)20
Orange Party2
Number of parties winning seats2
Number of parties contestingn/a
Female MPs16.67%
Voter turnout70.86%

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections  
2019Party1st round
Azali AssoumaniCRC60.77
Mahamoudou AhamadaIndp14.62
Mouigni Baraka Saïd SoilihiIndp5.57
Mohamed SoilihiIndp3.84
Hamidou KarihilaIndp2.44
Fahim Said IbrahimIndp2.38
Hassani HamadiIndp2.25
Said LarifouIndp2.12
Achmet Said MohamedIndp2.09
Ibrahim Ali MzimbaIndp1.38
Ali MhadjiIndp
Said Djaffar El-MacelieIndp
Salim SaadiIndp
Total no of candidates13
Voter Turnout51%

Voting System

  • PE: President directly elected by simple majority popular vote in 2 rounds for a 5-year term (eligible for a second term)
  • NA: 24 members directly elected by absolute majority vote in 2 rounds if needed and 9 members indirectly elected by the 3 island assemblies; members serve 5-year terms

Source: CIA World Factbook