Ulisses Correia e Silva
His Excellency Jose Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva is the fifth Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde and is also President of Movement for Democracy (MPD), the country’s majority party. Since becoming the head of government in April 2016, Prime Minister Correia e Silva has led Cabo Verde along the path of sustained economic growth and critical political reform. Early domestic indicators of success include: Significant surges in GDP growth with corresponding reductions in public debt; a rapid influx of foreign direct investment and tourism activity; declining unemployment rates; and expanded educational and entrepreneurial opportunities for citizens. The Prime Minister has also championed a pragmatic, regional approach to problem-solving and forged unprecedented partnerships with municipal leaders.