Sudan: President of the Republic Arrives in Juba

Salva Kiir (right) and Riek Machar (left)

Juba — President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan State, amide official and popular reception to take part in peace celebration in presence of presidents and heads of state of Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD countries).

He was received at Juba airport by President of South Sudan State, Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit and members of his government.

The delegation accompanied the President comprises Minister of Presidency of the Republic, Dr Fadul Abdalla Fadul, Minister of Defense, Gen. Awad bin Auf, Foreign Minister, Dr Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, Director of National Intelligence and Security Service(NISS), Gen, Salah Abdalla and Sudan Envoy to South Sudan State, Jamal El-Sheikh Ahmed.

President Al-Bashir along with other IGAD leaders will address the celebration that University of Juba will award him an honorary doctorate degree in peace diplomacy.

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