The Minister of Defence Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein pointed out that the ultimate goal of the government is to realize comprehensive peace of dignity and prestige. Addressing the officers, non commissioned officers and personnel of the 14th Battalion at Garrisons of Kadugli, Hejlij and Taludi, the Minister of Defence, said Sudan is stretching its hands to South Sudan State for living in peace, accord and social and trade co-existence for the interest of the two peoples. Gen. Hussien was accompanied during the visit by the governor of South Kordofan State, Ahmed Haroun, and a delegation of the Ministry of Defence.
Gen. Hussein said that development is being realized all over South Kordofan State and will never stop, stressing that the Armed Forces and the other regular forces are shouldering the responsibility for protecting the development projects and preventing the rebels from impeding the interests of the citizens. He appreciated the strong stand of the citizens of Taludi town against the aggression of the rebellion.
Meanwhile, the governor of South Kordofan State, Ahmed Haroun, hoped that the visit of the Minister of Defence will lead for more security and stability to South Kordofan State, affirming the keenness of his government to realize security, development and services for the state's citizens.