are in the MOST Phase I website (1994-2003).
The MOST Phase II website is available at: www.unesco.org/shs/most.
Article 5 [State Religion]
Islam shall be the religion of the people and of the State.Article 23 [President]
The President of the Republic shall be the Head of State. He shall be a Muslim.Note: Further information on the constitutional background of Mauritania is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg.
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