SUDANESE DEFENCE MINISTER RECEIVES UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S NEW ENVOY

KHARTOUM, -- Sudan's Defence Minister, Lieutenant-General Awad Mohamed Ahmed Bin Aouf, received at his office here Tuesday the new United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom.

Haysom is the new envoy of Ban Ki-moon to Sudan and South, succeeding the outgoing envoy, Hiale Minkarious.

His meeting with the Defence Minister covered a number of issues which will affect the role of the Envoy. The Minister expressed readiness to discuss ideas which would help boost peace and stability in the sub-region and in the African continent

Haysom expressed his happiness for the meeting stressing that the Ministry of Defence played a vital role in the realization of peace and stability in Sudan and the region in general, as the Minister heads the joint political and security committee between the Sudan and South Sudan.

Source: Name News Network

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