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Monday, 23 October 2017

Parliament: Steps to Establish Political System Accepted by International Community

Khartoum-Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, announced that steps are being made to establish a political system

which copes with the adopted political and religious methods and achieves acceptance of the international community.
In his briefing to the ambassadors and diplomats accredited to Sudan, Prof. Omer referring to approval of the initiative that was presented by the National Assembly deputies on amendment of the Elections Law.
He stressed that the constitutional amendments were aimed for expanding the scope of participation in the government in compliance with the document which was issued by the National Dialogue Conference.
He pointed out that the coming period will witness more national accord between the different political components toward boosting stability in the country.
On the other hand, the chairperson of the extraordinary committee for the constitutional amendments, Badriya Suleiman, said that the Parliament will embark on amendment of the Elections Law for the year 2017 to include adding more deputies to the National Legislature and the legislative assemblies of the states through appointment, in accordance with the national dialogue’s outcome.
She said that the constitutional amendments aim for increasing number of the National Assembly’s deputies by 15% and raising the number of states’ legislative assemblies by 18%.