Home | News    Tuesday 16 March 2021

President Kiir briefed on state government formation


JPEG - 24.4 kb
President Kiir shakes hands with his FVP Macahr in a recent meeting at the presidency (SSPPU photo)

March 15 2021 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir was on Monday briefed by the committee for the establishment of states local governments and national parliament.

Kiir, the presidency said in a statement, was also briefed on the status of the establishment of state local governments, in relations to the executive, advisors, commissions, status of the reconstitution of the revitalized Transitional National Legislative Assembly and Council of States.

The chairman of the committee, Riek Machar updated the South Sudanede leader on the status of the security arrangements and challenges involved.

The Cabinet Affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomoro said establishment of the state legislative assembly, increased to 100 members, has been concluded.

He further said they also agreed that the committee for the establishment of the state local governments shall work with the Joint Defense Board (JDB) leadership on the agreement of the security arrangements inorder to have an update on the forces in terms of training and organisations of their ranks.

"The committee has been given directives and soon, they shall be able to come up with a final report on the completion of the states governments on the stage of reconstituting the Revitalized Transitional National Legislative Assembly and Council of States as well as the status of the unification of the forces," explained Lomoro.

South Sudan rival factions signed a peace deal in September 2018. A Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) was formed last year.


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.

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

Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis

Darfur ethnic attacks must be fully addressed 2021-05-06 04:16:34 Ahmed Elzobier A series of blunders have contributed to the tragic situation in Sudan’s West Darfur region and continue to expose civilians to violence, notably among them the premature (...)

Give credit they deserve 2021-04-30 21:13:25 Ngor Arol Garang While the visit of the government delegation to Chad had triggered debates and depictions in social media reflective of a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and (...)

South Sudan elections must be held on time 2021-04-18 07:30:37 The Government is bent on postponing the elections: a response to the statement of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs dated 14 April 2021. By Lam Akol The Press Secretary of the President of (...)


Latest Press Releases

S. Korea supports UN communities building resilience project in Sudan’s Blue Nile 2019-09-09 09:26:41 UNDP Sudan September 5, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - An agreement was signed on 5th of September between the Korean Ambassador, His Excellency. Lee Ki-Seong and Dr. Selva Ramachandran, Resident (...)

Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders back calls for civil rule 2019-04-26 10:22:06 Press statement by 55 Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders on Sudan Sit-in and Peaceful Protest Khartoum -24/04/2019 We, the undersigned (55) Sudanese lawyers and human rights defenders, (...)

South Sudan’s Lafon youth condemn killings of civilians by Pari community 2019-04-03 21:54:29 Press Statement on the Fighting between Pari/ Pacidi and Lotuko/Lokiri on 24/3/2019 Release by The Lafon County Youth Union: We, the Lafon County Youth Union hereby condemn the atrocities and (...)


Copyright © 2003-2021 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.