October 20th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The long-awaited meeting of the recently formed pre-transitional committee tasked to carry out preparations ahead of the transitional period next year is set to take place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Sunday, the government has announced.
The announcement by the government came only a day after the Sudanese foreign minister Al-Dirdiry Ahmed travelled to the capital Juba and met President Salva Kiir over the delayment of the implementation of the agreement.
In a statement issued on Saturday evening, the Ministry of Information of South Sudan announced that the meeting will take place on Sunday pointing out that the Chairperson of the committee Tutkew Gatluak was already in the Sudanese capital along with his delegation.
“The Chairperson of the National Pre-Transitional Committee (NPTC) and the Presidential advisor on Security Affairs, Tut Gatluak arrived to the Sudanese Capital Khartoum on Saturday, the NPTC Chairperson was accompanied by the members of the committee to participate in the First meeting of the National Pr-Transitional Committee that will take place in Khartoum on Sunday,” said the brief statement issued by the Ministry of Information this evening.
The statement said the delegation was received at Khartoum airport by the Sudanese Foreign Minister who was also the Chief mediator during the Khartoum talks which produced the R-ARCSS signed on September 12th in Addis Ababa.
“The delegation was received at the Khartoum International Airport by the Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Aldirddiry Mohamed Ahmed and South Sudan Ambassador to Sudan, Amb. Mayen Dut Wol,” the statement added.