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The Liberian leader said that during the days of late President Tubman of Liberia and Flix Houphouet-Boigny of Cote dIvoire, both countries enjoyed cordial and friendly relations, living together in peace, until her own personal engagement with sitting President Alassane Dramani Ouattara at the International Monetary Fund.
When Houphouet-Boigny struck an alliance with Francois Mitterrand's centre-left Democratic and Socialist Union of Resistance in 1952, this marked the beginning of a strong collaboration with France and an engaged commitment to a 'peaceful transition' to independence.
Under the ten year contract, NAS will provide ground handling services at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan as a part of a public private partnership with the Government of Cote daACAOIvoire.
In this context, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) was clandestinely created in 1982 as the main opposition party and brought the regime of Houphouet-Boigny to officially accept a multiparty system in 1990.
In the 1970s and 1980s, Hassan II had deepened his African connection by keeping close to the most pro-Western French-speaking heads of state, like Teopold Sedar Senghor, Felix Houphouet-Boigny and Omar Bongo.
The treaty was signed Saturday by the Presidents or representatives of the five countries involved in the project - Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo - at the conclusion of the summit, held at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny centre in Cote d'Ivoire's political capital city, Yamoussoukro.
In 1991, he won the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize from UNESCO and the Nobel Peace Prize two years later, according to a statement by the organization.
Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Abidjan-Cocody, Ivory Coast) draw together economists and others from North America and Africa for 15 articles that detail methods and approaches for analyzing issues in economic development and implications for the design of economics, through case studies of specific countries.
According to the Ivory Coast Football Federation, 1,700 security operatives, about 1,500 more than usual, including police and members of the army, have been recruited for this West African derby, with 18 checkpoints and several observation posts installed in and outside the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium, where the sold-out game will take place.
He was the 2003 co-recipient of the UNESCO Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize.
It is also needed as one of the city's two existing bridges across the lagoon, Houphouet-Boigny Bridge, needs to be closed to undergo major structural repairs.
The artificial lake had been built by Ivory Coast's founding father Felix Houphouet-Boigny Le Vieux around his presidential palace in the early 1980s.