Union for Progress and Renewal (Guinea)
The Union for Progress and Renewal (French: Union pour le Progrès et le Renouveau, UPR) is an opposition political party in Guinea. In the parliamentary election held on 30 June 2002, the party won 26.63% of the popular vote and 20 out of 114 seats. A section of the party boycotted the 2002 election, and it later formed the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea.
The UPR is led by Ousmane Bah. It joined the government of Prime Minister Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, which was formed on June 19, 2008, receiving one post, that of Minister of Livestock and Animal Protection.
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- "Entrée timide de l'opposition dans le nouveau gouvernement", AFP (Jeuneafrique.com), June 20, 2008 (French).
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