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Hamdok Pledges to Resolve Crises

Hamdok Pledges to Resolve Crises

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 - 12:45
Sudanese demonstrators attend a protest calling for the appointment of top judicial officials and justice for killed demonstrators, outside the presidential palace in Khartoum, Sudan on September 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has pledged to face the government’s crises. This came during a televised speech marking the 25th anniversary of the uprising in October.

“The process of change is an ongoing process, and the revolution needs a growing effort to fully achieve its goals. The government and the people must protect it,” he said.

Hamdok also vowed to establish justice, dismantle the former regime and hold accountable committers of the crimes that occurred in the past 30 years.

He stressed that his government was aware of the difficulties the Sudanese people are facing on daily basis, pointing to the increasing inflation, lack of mode of transportation.

Hamdok underpinned that justice is a matter of concept and not for the sake of achieving political gains.

The PM also expressed delight for appointing a woman for the first time as the head of the judiciary and appointing an attorney general. He also revealed that a committee was formed to investigate the dispersion of the sit-in and another committee for those fired from their jobs during the term of the ousted regime.

He considered that accepting to open a regional bureau for UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Sudan is a gain that helps in providing technical support to the country.

Hamdok asserted the insistence to overcome the crises via solidarity, noting that his foreign visits returned Sudan to the international community and managed to establish the foundation of intact ties with the world.

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