Day 1

JANUARY | 2023

Mauritania

PRAYER FOR THIS COUNTRY

Bless Mauritania with immense grace of God to face huge economic and social challenges and find means for survival and enjoy the blessings of God.

 

Bless the leaders with wisdom to ensure freedom and abolish slavery completely and ensure freedom and justice for all those oppressed.

 

Bless the government to find ways to solve the long-standing human rights issues, combat corruption, and defeat terrorism in the country.

 

Praise God for those suffering under the bondage of slavery turning to freedom in Christ. Pray for Believers sharing the good news of God’s love with others (The Bible, 1 Corinthians 16:13).

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MORE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY

Mauritania is listed in 23rd position in the World Watch report 2022 by Open Doors for Christian persecution. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania lies on the Atlantic coast of North Africa. The Sahara makes up 90% of Mauritania’s land. The President / the Prime Minister is Mohamed Ould Bilal. Though filled with natural beauty and political peace compared to many of the surrounding countries, Mauritania is one of the poorest Arab nations with social and political problems, including racism, slavery, illiteracy, child marriage, and female genital mutilation. The government is intolerant of conversion to Christianity. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), particularly active in the country’s eastern border regions are the Violent Islamic extremist groups in the country.

CHIEF OF STATE
President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
HEAD OF GOV.
PM Mohammed Ould Bilal
POPULATION
4,081,000
CHRISTIANS
0.3%
EVANGLICAL CHRISTIANS
0.1%
DOMINANT RELIGION
Islam
PERSECUTION RANKING
20
REFUGEES
76,048
LIFE EXPECTANCY
62.7 yrs
LITERACY RATE
58.6
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE
40%