Home | News    Thursday 13 February 2014

Sudanese president meets with NUP leader al-Mahdi

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

February 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir with the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) al-Sadiq al-Mahdi on Wednesday evening to determine a mechanism and timetable for the dialogue proposed by Bashir in his speech to the nation last month.

JPEG - 36.1 kb
From Right to left Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir, National Umma Party (NUP) leader al-Sadiq al-Mahdi and NUP deputy chairmen Burma Nasser February 12, 2013 (SUNA)

Bashir, announced in a televised address a 4-point plan for reform "to stop the war and bring peace, free political society, fight against poverty and revitalize national identity", calling for political forces to engage in dialogue to agree on the implementation items though he did not specify practical steps to do so.

So far only the Popular Congress Party (PCP) led by Hassan al-Turabi has formally agreed to Bashir’s dialogue call.

Mustafa Osman Ismail, a leading official in the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), said that the NUP agreed to Bashir’s dialogue call adding that the two sides agreed on mechanism and a timetable in addition to the continuation of their bilateral meetings.

The two hours meeting was attended from the NCP side by former 1st VP Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, former presidential assistant Nafie Ali Nafie and his successor Ibrahim Ghandour, former higher education minister Ibrahim Ahmed Omar and Rajaa Hassan Khalifa.

From the NUP side it was attended by its deputy chairmen Burma Nasser and Sideeg Ismail along with Politburo chief Sarah Nugdalla.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 13 February 2014 08:08, by Kalo

    I hate al-Mahdi from running up and down with no direction,he and Turabi were trouble causers in Sudan b4 Albashir,he was supposed to retire immediately to give chance for young stupid.

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Invisible, Forgotten, and Suffering: Darfuri Refugees in Eastern Chad 2016-04-28 18:24:28 By Eric Reeves There are more than 20 million refugees worldwide—and half of them are children. Moreover, according to the UN High Commission for refugees, 86 percent of these refuges are in (...)

Return of Dr. Machar to Juba and next political move 2016-04-26 22:23:10 By James Okuk After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 (...)

Darfur referendum results are nothing but foregone conclusion 2016-04-25 21:27:20 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman The News media owned by the ruling regime of the National Congress Party (NCP) are quoted as saying that the people of the Darfur in the region that doomed by civil wars (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Open Letter to President Salva Kiir and 1st Vice President Dr. Riek Machar 2016-04-18 12:36:12 South Sudan Women United April 15, 2016 Your Excellencies: South Sudan Women United writes to congratulate you both on the steps you are taking towards ending violence in South Sudan and (...)

Report on a tour of the SPLM-N secretary-general in the Nuba Mountains 2016-04-02 07:11:03 Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) *** Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan March 30, 2016 · The SPLM-N is for peace, but the Addis Ababa Agreement will co-opt the opposition into the (...)

Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders 2016-03-31 20:22:15 Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces (Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.