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Newly-Appointed Walis (governors) Sworn in

Khartoum, May 16 (SUNA)- The newly-appointed Walis (governors) in the national accord government were sworn in Wednesday before the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, in presence of the First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, the Minister of the Presidency, Dr. Fadul Abdalla Fadul, and the Deputy Chief Justice.
President Al-Bashir has affirmed his confidence on the capability of the Walis (governors) to carry out their duties for realizing the aspired goals, adding that they were appointed after consultation and taking into consideration the national interest dimension.
He called on the Walis (governors) to give concern to the issues of voluntary repatriation and settlement of the displaced people and providing them with the basic services.