Minister of Relations With Government Institutions Salifou Madou Kelzou of Niger

Kelzou said the government was able to count on extra funds coming from contractual obligations paid by Chinese uranium and oil companies operating in the landlocked former French colony, the worlds third largest producer of uranium.
Today security, along with other sectors, is one of the government's priorities, Minister for Institutional Relations Salifou Madou Kelzou said after the assembly passed the 30 billion CFA francs of additional 2007 financing late on Tuesday.