Omer Beriziky

Jean Omer Beriziky is a Malagasy politician and diplomat who has been Prime Minister of Madagascar in the government of consensus of President Andry Rajoelina since 2011.

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Jean Omer Beriziky (born 9 September 1950[1]) is a Malagasy politician and diplomat who has been Prime Minister of Madagascar in the government of consensus of President Andry Rajoelina since 2011.[1][2][3]

Beriziky, who hails from the northern part of the island,[3] worked as a history professor. He was posted in Brussel as Madagascar's Ambassador to the European Union and Belgium from 1995 to 2006. A member of the LEADER Fanilo political party,[1] Beriziky was appointed as Prime Minister on 28 October 2011 on the proposal of the party of former President Albert Zafy.[2] He took office on 2 November 2011.[4]