The Permanent Representative of Sudan to UN Ambassador Dafalla Al-Haj Yousif presented Wednesday a comprehensive a statement at beginning of deliberations of the UN Security Council on a brief presented by the UN Under Secretary-General on situation in Darfur. He said the deliberations of the Council came while the security, humanitarian and development axes in Darfur are stable besides the great development being made by the implementation of Doha Peace Document on Darfur(DPDD). Ambassador Al-Haj Yousif stressed that tens of thousands of refugees and displaced people have voluntary returned to their villages in Darfur within the last months after they have been assured of security and stability of their areas as well as provision of the daily needs of life in the villages disclosing that the government of Sudan has allocated 600m dollars as foreign component and a local component of 34m SDG for purpose of completing requirements of stability and decent living for the returnees and implementing numerous developmental projects in the region.
He also indicated to extensive endeavors being exerted by the Government to rehabilitating model villages for returnees and lighting 100 villages in West Darfur with solar power. The Sudan UN Envoy underlined that preparations are now underway for an international meeting to be held in capital of the North Darfur State of Al-Fashir this month.
He added the peace process in Darfur is steadily proceeding which affirms seriousness of the parties to apply the peace pact, explaining that the parties to DPDD in cooperation with civil society organizations and the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have implemented a program on acquainting people with the DPDD in addition to a number of meetings and workshops on the same issue which were held during the last period.