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Sunday, 19 November 2017
 

Al Bashir to Visit South Darfur

Khartoum -- the President of the Republic Omar Al Bashir is scheduled to visit South Darfur next Thursday during which he will inspect IDPs camps and address a mass rally

there, the governor of the state Adam Al-Faki has told Omdurman national radio.
The Governor of South Darfur state Adam Al-Faki announced that President Al Bashir will arrive in capital Nyala next Thursday to inaugurate a number of government and development facilities there.
Al-Faki told Omdurman radio that this year's farming season in the states is promising -- thanks to good early preparations as well as prevalent securing conditions across the state, adding that disarmament of civilians is going down well in addition to impounding unlicensed cars.
"So far more 2000 pieces of different types of arms have peacefully been collected at the first stage," disclosed the governor, warning that the second stage of the national disarmament process will be forceful. "Nobody or party or an area will be exempt to inspection and disarmament," Al-Faki vowed.
He added that concerned security authorities have been granted the authority to use necessary force should a person or a party showed any form of resistance. However, he said there will be compensation for holders unlicensed cars confiscation.
Ibrahim Abdallah, native administration leader, stressed that the disarmament process in the state comes to strengthen the already existing peaceful coexistence, ongoing stability and development projects in the region. 
Separately, the government of South Darfur has signed a contract for constructing a 130-km-long highway road to link the state to the free-zone in the Central African Republic. The construction of the highway is scheduled to be finalized in 48 months; besides works internal roads and others connecting South Darfur to the four sister states of Greater Darfur.