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S. Sudan’s Ministry of Interior launches passport and nationality registration in Jonglei


November 28, 2012 (BOR) - South Sudan’s ministry of interior directorate of migration, passport and nationality certificates launched registration in Bor, in a ceremony that received attendees from Juba’s ministry of interior, Jonglei state officials and civil servants, on Wednesday.

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Jonglei state executive including the governor and his deputy, MPs and youth at the South Sudan Hotel after a meeting, August 24, 2012 (ST)

Director of nationality, passport and migration, Agustino Madut, while addressing the gathering in Bor on Wednesday, said they have decided to start the process of registration decentralization to the states in Jonglie because it is a historical town.

“We are here to launch the official start of the operation of the registration that will provide the citizens with national certificates, passports and other documents that the citizen may need in the future,” Madut explained.

“It is the first state that we have started with because Bor town is a historical town and their preparations were complete. We are not stopping in Bor town, we are going to other states, all ten states will be launched before the beginning of the New Year”, he continued.

He said his ministry is making sure that South Sudan’s citizens do not need to go to Juba for passports, national certificates and others documents, which previously entailed long waits, sometimes a week in lenth.

Madut said the process would continue until it reaches the counties and most remote areas like Kachipo, in eastern Jonglei.

The state deputy governor, Hussein Maar Nyuot says his government will provide the necessary assistance needed to facilitate the process and congratulated the ministry of interior for prioritising Jonglei as the first to be served.

He said the state government is ready to give any support necessary to the registration processes and “will be working hand in hand with the department and we will be there whenever they need us.”


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  • 30 November 2012 06:58, by Son of Ngundeng

    Very happy news,we will support your excellency minister of interior, for what you have done to jonglei state if any Nyam nyam work like you, south sudan can go a head.not like that cow boy who move with dinkas empty mind, and they are leading the government to the darkness.

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  • 30 November 2012 08:59, by master

    hurry up before Yau Yau men kill you

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  • 30 November 2012 09:15, by master

    it is good idea for SSs citizens to get passport because they will be in need for it very soon to ease the process of asylum abroad

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  • 30 November 2012 09:49, by manyang mawech

    Look at Dinka thugs , they deny the fact it is very shame. that is why every tribe in south learn about Dinka now. we told them but didnt get it.

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    • 30 November 2012 10:37, by Dinkawarrior

      You’re highly welcome sir! Juba is not the only place for everyone togo in and live for two to three weeks. I personnally agree with your decissions not only for Bor city as historic but also as right of each and every citizen to enjoy freedom wherever he or she is.

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      • 30 November 2012 10:56, by Dinkawarrior

        Torit City is a historical even though our leader Joseph Lago was blindfolded by Jalaba and lost control. We still remeber it as a key city where Southerners getharing and resist the atempt by Jalaba. It was also a last place where our SPLA/M surviving during a distruction of Dr. Holocaust Riak Machar. Bor, Torit, Ayod, Akobo, and Nasir are Key Cities in our history.

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        • 30 November 2012 11:49, by Young Lotuko

          Dinkawarrior..You know ur history, unlikc George Bol who just like insult ppl..when Riak left, John Garang named spla "Spla Torit" and Lam akol and Riak Machar had Spla Nasir

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        • 30 November 2012 11:54, by Dinkawarrior

          - roach!Please don’t call Bor City a useless under circle of flood! We all know flood is called aboor while the place is Bor as well as people. You should be proud to have such lives saving people, without them you would have been still worshiping Jalaby. You must be thankful to your Monyjieng who brought you out from Darkness. Your curse with your uncle Ngundeng also called Gatluak Manguel

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  • 30 November 2012 11:56, by Man manning


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  • 30 November 2012 14:21, by Mapuor

    Rumbek is the historical town where the independence was achieved.Garang flew to Khartoum from Rumbek,not just that the whole peace process was negotiated from Rumbek.When people almost surrendered,Rumbek people rejected that and stood with Garang until the Independence.Where do you guys place Rumbek.Its electricity was give to Yei,celebrations cancelled?

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    • 30 November 2012 17:39, by Alier

      Young Lotuko,Mapour and Dinkawarria you guys are both with valid points; historical Towns could not be just be one. We have Bor-Town, Torit, Rumbek and so do any other Town in South Sudan with the historical record of Struggle. As Dinkawarrior and Young Lotuko pointed out clearly; the significant of Torit history cannot be ignore! It’s one of South Sudan’s historical Towns.

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  • 30 November 2012 15:19, by Northern Sudanese

    4 presidents on the same plane flying over the Atlantic.they were president of US , Egypt , India and Sudan. each one of them decided to throw something of the plane. US president threw dollars, said we have a lot of them in america. the egyptian president threw nile water, saying we have a lot in egypt. idian president threw a cow, saying we have a lot of them in India. Sudanese president

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    • 30 November 2012 15:22, by Northern Sudanese

      looked around and hasn’t got something to throw off the plane, but there was something. a south sudanese was on the plane, so he decided to throw him off the plane saying we have a lot of them in Sudan loooooooooool
      this joke is popular these days around Al muhandisein and muraba3at in Omdurman loool

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  • 30 November 2012 19:24, by SouthSudaneseviews

    Ruach, you wrongly define the meaning of "Bor" my friend. That is totally misleading.

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  • 30 November 2012 19:24, by SouthSudaneseviews

    Ruach, you wrongly define the meaning of "Bor" my friend. That is totally misleading.

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    • 30 November 2012 20:08, by Ruach

      JohnGarangfreedom aka South Sudanese View don’t repeat useless one word all the times!

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