SUDAN’S NEW GOVERNMENT MINISTERS TAKE CONSTITUTIONAL OATH

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Ministers of Sudan’s new government, on Saturday, took the constitutional oath before Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir.

“There are priorities for this new government, in improving the livelihood of the people, addressing the economic situation, and achieving peace and stability,” Bushara Juma’a Aror, Sudan’s new information minister, told reporters, following the oath-taking ceremony.

Interior Minister, Ahmed Bilal Osman, reiterated that, the current economic crisis represents the main challenge for the new government.

Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP), on Thursday, announced a new government formation, of 21 federal ministries.

According to Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, deputy chairman of NCP, Abdalla Hamadouk was appointed as minister of finance, and Hasaba Al-Nabi Mussa, as minister of agriculture, while Azhari Abdul-Ghadir, was named as minister of oil, gas and minerals.

Mashair Al-Dawalab took the post of minister of general education, he added.

Sudan has been suffering from an economic crisis, caused by the liquidity shortage, and the depreciation of its national currency.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK