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Albert Camille Vital

Albert Camille Vital
Prime Minister of Madagascar
In office
20 December 2009 – 2 November 2011
President Andry Rajoelina
Preceded by Cécile Manorohanta (Acting)
Succeeded by Omer Beriziky
Personal details
Born (1952-07-18) 18 July 1952 (age 62)
Toliara, Madagascar
Alma mater Special Military School of Saint Cyr

Brigadier General Albert Camille Vital (born on 18 July 1952) is a Malagasy Army officer, politician and civil engineer. He was Prime Minister of Madagascar from 2009 to 2011, and he has been Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva since 2012.

Trained in the USSR, Vital was Chief of the Technical Office of the State Forces Staff Development (1987–1991), and then appointed corps commander of the first regiment of the Military Region No. 5 Toliara (1998–2001) before training at the Ecole Supérieure de Guerre in Paris in 2001-2002.

On 20 December 2009, Vital was named Prime Minister by the President Andry Rajoelina, succeeding Eugène Mangalaza.[1] He was succeeded by Omer Beriziky on 28 October 2011.[2]

After serving as Prime Minister, Vital was appointed as Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva; he presented his credentials as Permanent Representative in August 2012.[3]


  1. ^ "Madagascar leader abandons deal". BBC News. 21 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Razafison, Rivonala (29 October 2011). "Madagascar: Rajoelina appoints a 'consensus' prime minister". Africa Review (National Media Group, Kenya). Retrieved 2011-10-29. 
  3. ^ "Office des Nations Unies à Genève: Camille Vital a présenté, hier ses lettres de créance", La Gazette de la Grande Ile, 18 August 2012 (French).
Political offices
Preceded by
Cécile Manorohanta
Prime Minister of Madagascar
Succeeded by
Omer Beriziky