Text: Kampala Proposal on remaining issues presented to Kiir and Machar

Dr. Riek Machar as he meets president Kiir in Kampala (File photo)
Dr. Riek Machar as he meets president Kiir in Kampala (File photo)

July 8th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni and the Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir on Saturday presented a proposal on the outstanding issues to President Kiir and opposition and SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon. Below is the proposal in text as seen by the Nyamilepedia.

The Presidency

– The President, Salva Kiir Mayardiit

– First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny

– Second Vice President, Taban Deng Gai.

– Third Vice President James Wani Igga.

– Fourth Vice President (to be nominated by the opposition).

Number of States during the Transitional Period

– The number of the states shall remain 32 as they are.

– An Interim Border Commission to be established to study, submit their recommendations within 180 days from the day it assume activities.

On Cabinet governance issue

– There shall be 45 minister during the Transitional Government of National Unity.

– Government will have 30 ministers, Machar’s SPLM-IO to get 10 and other opposition groups to have five ministers.

South Sudan Parliament

– There shall be 550 MPS in the South Sudan Parliament

– Government to maintain current 400 MPs

– Machar’s SPLM-IO to have 100

– Other opposition groups to have 50 MPs

The government of President Salva Kiir promptly accepted the proposal but all the opposition groups, Machar’s SPLM-IO, The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) and the SPLM-FDs asked for break to consults. The mediators gave oppositions until July 10th 2018 submit their in writing to President Bashir.

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