Peace Partners: provided that security and the enhancement of citizens living conditions shall be top in the new government’s priorities
The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk, has called for quick submitting to the lists of nominations to fill ministerial portfolios in the next government and stressed the necessity of adherence to the agreed selection criteria, including competence, qualification, experience, integrity, and the good biography of the candidates, in addition to taking into account the equitable participation of women.
This came when he chaired Wednesday an urgent meeting he held with the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change and the parties of Juba peace agreement for Sudan.
The meeting came within the framework of a series of expanded consultations by the Prime Minister on the cabinet formation, which includes other parties of the forces of the revolution.
Dr. Hamdouk said at the meeting that the Sudanese people expected formation of the new government in October after the signing of the Sudan Peace Agreement in Juba, and in last December, but that was not achieved, pointing out that the political vacuum contributed to the deteriorated living conditions of citizens and the worsening of life, economic and security conditions, the latest of which was the unfortunate incidents Genaina in West Darfur State, Geraida in South Darfur State, and the escalation of social tension in South Kordofan State.
The Prime Minister affirmed that speeding up the completion of the new government’s formation will directly help in adherence to the time of the matrix for implementing the Juba agreement for peace in Sudan, which is directly related to effectiveness of the government interventions in the various urgent issues.
Dr. Hamdouk has given a directive on the necessity of mobilizing the greatest level of consensus between the forces of the revolution and society in the coming government’s formation so that it shall expresses the various sectors of the Sudanese people, in a manner that ensures a smooth transition between the current and the new governments, and in a manner that helps the current government to carry out its work properly.
Meanwhile, leaders of the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change and the peace process parties affirmed their keenness to finalize selection of their nominees for the ministerial positions as soon as possible.
The meeting stressed the importance of the arrangement of priorities for the transitional period, provided that security and the enhancement of citizens living conditions shall be top in the new government’s priorities