Conakry, Guinea - Mohamed Said Fofana, who resigned Wednesday as Guinea's Prime Minister along with the government, was re-appointed to the post on Saturday by President Alpha Conde, PANA reported from here Sunday.
The re-appointment comes days after the newly-elected national assembly opened for business under the presidency of Claude Kory Kondiano, member of the ruling Guinea People Association (RPG).
An economist, Fofana, who was first appointed Prime Minister on 24 December 2010, is faced with the task of proposing a list of new ministers to President Conde.
Fofana hails from the Lower Guinea, which largely voted in favour of President Conde during the last general elections.
Several opposition parties have said they will participate in the new administration.