Kiir, Machar to form a new government: Khartoum peace plan

Former First Vice President of South Sudan and rebel leader Riek Machar (L) shakes hands with South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C), flanked by Second Vice President of South Sudan James Wani Igga (R), after the formation of the new cabinet of the Transitional Government at the Cabinet Affairs Ministry in Juba on April 29, 2016. (Photo Credit: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former First Vice President of South Sudan and rebel leader Riek Machar (L) shakes hands with South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C), flanked by Second Vice President of South Sudan James Wani Igga (R), after the formation of the new cabinet of the Transitional Government at the Cabinet Affairs Ministry in Juba on April 29, 2016. (Photo Credit: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

July 5th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The new peace plan tabled by Sudan’s President, Field Marshal Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, seek the return of the prominent opposition and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon to the First Vice-President position which he held prior to the collapse of the unity government in July 2016 and form a new government of national unity with the incumbent as the interim President for the duration of thirty-six month.

Based on the document, the government will be led by a President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President and a Third Vice-President for a period of thirty-six month. It will also include a number of 30 ministers divided to the parties.

According to a document of the peace plan obtained by the Nyamilepedia this afternoon, incumbent Salva Kiir Mayardiit will lead the new unity government as the President, SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, to co-lead the unity government with Kiir as the First Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan.

Beside the position of the President, Kiir’s current government would nominate a person of whatever sex to the position of the Second Vice-President. The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), SPLM Former Political Detainees lead by former SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum, and Alliance of Political Parties in Juba will nominate the Third Vice-President.