Governor of North Darfur State, Osman Mohamed Yosuf Kiber, Tuesday addressed the opening session of the Conference of the people of Darfur for Peace and Development, began in El-Fashir yesterday, on behalf of the Walis of the states of Darfur He stressed the necessity of launching a call on the gun-holders on Darfur to convince them to join the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) by setting up a committee from the members of the Conference of the people of Darfur and entrusting this committee with this Mission, affirming that Peace is the inevitable desire of all people of Darfur Kibir affirmed commitment of the Walis of the States of Darfur to coordinate with the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) as well as the availability of political will in order to enhance peace, unity and development besides carrying out the voluntary repatriation programme of the displaced persons and refugees to their home villages and to work to increase the agriculture production during this season He described the Conference as an important incident in providing an atmosphere convenient for mobilization of energies as well as making use of the gains of the DDPD, improvement of security, widening peace opportunity and dissemination of the culture of Peace The Wali, in this regard, affirmed the availability of strong political will between the Government of Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM). He also stressed the necessity of enhancing cooperation and mutual respect among the components of the DRA in order to guarantee its success, particularly in the realization of Peace in Darfur. He also expressed his hope that the conference of the People of Darfur comes out with strong and constructive recommendations towards the enhancement of peace in Darfur.
The President of the Republic Omer Albashir will attend Wednesday the launch of the production trial phase of the White Nile Sugar Factory. The occasion will be attended by international visitors and top Sudanese officials. The governor of the White Nile state Yousif Alshanbli said that the production of the factory is estimated at 450 thousand tons that will help ease gap of the product and realize self-sufficiency. In a separate development the President of the Republic Omer Albashir affirmed Sudan's keenness to boost its economic relations with Russia, Kuwait, Indonesia, Lebanon and Sultanate of Oman. This came when he received Sudan's Ambassadors to these countries at the Republican Palace, urging them to work to boost Sudan's economic and diplomatic relations with these countries. Meanwhile, the Ambassadors affirmed their keenness to boost the political, economic and commercial relations of Sudan with these countries as well as activating the joint ministerial committees.
The First Vice President of the Republic Ali Osman Taha will address today Tuesday the opening session of the Conference of the People of Darfur for Peace and Development in El-Fashir, North Darfur State amid wide participation from the displaced persons, refugees and leaders of Darfur as well as the Qatari Mediators, regional and International organizations besides the United Nations -African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). The conference is organized by the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA). The First Vice President will also inaugurate the micro-finance small farmer's outlet in El-Fashir besides addressing a mass rally in El-Fashir stadium and inspect some social and service programmes. Meanwhile, the Darfur Regional Authority) announced that all the administrative and technical preparations have been completed for the launching of the Conference. The President of the DRA Al-Tighani Sessi affirmed the ability of the People of Darfur to surpass all the bitterness of the past and to work for the realization of peace and development in Darfur. He also reiterated the determination and commitment of the DRA to boost peace, security, stability and to realize sustainable development in the region. He said that the Conference of the People of Darfur is not an alternative to the Darfur-Darfur dialogue Conference. He explained that among the objectives of the Conference are to attract popular, political and diplomatic support to the implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur as well as realization of sustainable development in the region and creating an atmosphere that is convenient for holding the Darfur-Darfur Conference, upholding the values of shora (consultations), democracy and dialogue and maintain the social fabric of Darfur.
The Sudanese Students Union (SSN) launched at the Friendship Hall Monday a National Information Week during July 9-12 ended by the Vice-President of the Republic Al-Haj Adam.Addressing the inaugural session, Mr. Adam expressed support to the SSU's national projects. The SSU's Deputy Chairman, described the information project as outstanding phenomena while the chairman of the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU) Mohi eddin Tetawi said the activities coincide the current political and economic situation in Sudan, calling on local mass media to play key role in confronting these challenges. The activities of the National Media Week will include exhibitions, conference on media issues, students' dialogue, competitions, broadcasting and TV programs.
The new Ministers and State Ministers who were appointed in the framework of restructuring the government have taken oath of office Monday at the Republican Palace before the President of the Republic Omer Albashir, in the presence of the Chief Justice Judge Jalal-Eddin Mohammed Osman and the Minister of Presidency Affairs Lt. Gen Bakri Hassan Salih, . The Ministers who have taken oath are the Minister of Culture and Information Ahmed Bilal, Minister of Guidance and Endowments Ghazi Al-Sadiq, Minister of Water resources and Electricity Osama Abdullah, Minister of Human Resources Development and Labor Ishraga Said Mahmoud , Minister for Tourism and Antiquities and wildlife, Mohammed Abdul Karim Al-Hidd, Minister of the Supreme Council of decentralized rule, Hassabo Mohamed Abdel-Rahman and Minister of Science and Communications Essa Bashari The State Ministers who have sworn in are the State Minister at the Ministry of Presidency Affairs Farah Mustafa, State Minister for Culture and Media Mustafa Ahmed Tirab, State Minister at the Ministry of Industry Abdul Wahid Ibrahim, State Minister at the Ministry of Oil, Faisal Hamad, State Minister at the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity Thabita Botros, State Minister at the Ministry of Minerals, Siraj Ali Hamid, State Minister at the Ministry of Education, Adam Abdullah, State Minister at the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Urban Development, Mokhtar Abdul Karim Adam, State Minister Ministry of Science and Communication. Ms. Heba Mohammed Sadiq, State Minister at the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Labour Amna Dirar and State Minister at the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Labor, Ahmed Karmino