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Governance Cluster approves budget for the clearance of aquatic weeds and flood control

Juba, South Sudan

July 7, 2021 – The Governance Cluster led by the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, passed the Ministerial Memos and adapts the budget proposed by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation for purchasing equipment and tools required by the Ministry to enable data collection, facilitate dredging and clearance of the aquatic weeds, flood mitigation and navigation along the main River Nile and its tributaries.

Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Hon. Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro, meeting Dr. Riek Machar Teny, First Vice President and Chairperson of governance cluster(Photo credit: supplied)
Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Hon. Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro, meeting Dr. Riek Machar Teny, First Vice President and Chairperson of governance cluster(Photo credit: supplied)


This came less than a day after the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny presided over the Governance Cluster No. 04/2021 at the Meeting of Council’s Ministers Hall yesterday 6th of July 2021.

According to the statement obtained by Nyamilepedia, the meeting discussed two (2) Ministerial Memos, the Situation of Flooding in South Sudan and the Operationalization of Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, presented by Hon. Manawa Peter Gatkuoth, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.

“The Cluster also approves the etabilishement of a National Water Cooperation, with mandate to manage the Water Systems and Bodies in South Sudan”, Said in a statement.

The Governance Cluster, based on concerns raised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, reiterates the need for all Constitutional Post Holders and Civil Servants who travel abroad to conform to the travel procedures and requirements of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Cabinet Affairs.

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