Sudan's New Prime Minister, Sovereign Council Sworn In

Members of Sudan's new ruling body, the Sovereign Council, were officially sworn in on Wednesday, a day after the final signing of a long-anticipated power sharing agreement between the military and the civilian alliance, Forces for Freedom and Change. The body, which is headed by the country's top general, will run the country for three years. A new prime minister has also taken the oath.

Lt Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan takes the Oath of Office before Chief Justice Abbas Babiker.

Members of Sudan’s new Sovereign Council take their Oath of Office witnessed by Lt Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan.

The first meeting of Sudan's new Sovereign Council in Khartoum on August 21, 2019.


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