Prime Minister leaves for Juba on visit to South Sudan

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Prime Minister leaves for Juba on visit to South Sudan

Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk left today for Juba, capital of sisterly Republic of South Sudan, leading a high-level delegation on a three-day visit.

The Prime Minister is accompanied during the visit by the Ministers of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Transport besides the Undersecretary of Oil Ministry and the Deputy Director of General Intelligence Service.

Talks during the visit would tackle issues pertinent to the developed relations between the two countries and ways and means of boosting them further and the Revitalized Peace Agreement of the Republic of South Sudan, as Sudan is a guarantor of the agreement.

 The talks would also cover a number of regional issues as Sudan is the current Chair of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

The Prime Minister is to hold meetings during the visit with President of the Republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice-President Dr. Riek Machar and deputies of the president.