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Sudan among the world’s best in financial transparency: official

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June 17, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan enjoys a solid record in terms of financial transparency, a senior official said this week.

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Sudanese state minister at the cabinet Kamal Abdel-Latif (SUNA)

The Sudanese state minister at the cabinet Kamal Abdel-Latif was quoted by local media as saying that Sudan is one of the best countries globally in the area of governmental financial transparency.

Abdel-Latif addressing a local transparency conference organized by different ministries, said the record is a result of a strong legislative and overseeing bodies including the general inspector and national assembly.

The Sudanese official said that government agencies are acting in a professional manner and submitting an annual report to the parliament and released to the public subsequently.

The 2008 corruption Perception Index created by Transparency International organization ranked Sudan as one of the most corrupt in the world, but Abdel-Latif dismissed the report.

The general public views corruption as a widespread issue in Sudan though officials deny that.

The general inspector office frequently complains that many governmental departments and companies refuse to cooperate with his office.

Furthermore most Sudanese officials have yet to submit financial disclosures on their personal net worth before and after assuming office.

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  • 18 June 2009 11:15, by Abednego Majack Macharial

    I always wonder at how hypocrites talk. I don’t know what transparency in term of finance that mr. Kamal Abdel- Latif is talking about. Have NCP led government in Khartoum ever come out in broad day light to announce to the public how much a sudanese oil bring after its sell. Have they ever read a budget to the public live on national tv. Arabs are hypocites by nature, they pretend to be what they don’t resemble. Kamal and rest of his arabs brothers are what Jesus referred to as those like a decorated tomb. It look nice from outside while the inner part is full of disorganise human bones. Sudan is like a tomb from outside view. Southerners have never heard how much is being brought by their oil that arabs drilled from South Sudan. What financial transparency are your dogs talking about. To hell with you hypocrites. The wrath of God will not leave your children.

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    • 18 June 2009 11:32, by szalan

      I always wonder which side of the partners of peace is not telling thes sudanese or the media ’the true’ when it comes to Sudan National Revenue and State Allocation? Is the SPLM who always claim their share is not fully awarded or the NCP who often insist everything is on the table for discussion? lol

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      • 18 June 2009 15:06, by Ayuel

        This minister is telling poeple the things which make them wonder Sudan is having financial problems and if that one is not there then late them ask minister of enconomic and planning or late NCP look on to thier financial book they will find that the war in DARFUR AND OTHER PLACES is costing the NCP or the government of Karhtuom alot of money to bribe poeple to fight the war for them the ARABS.

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        • 18 June 2009 15:30, by Mr.Atok

          Dear reader,

          It is naturally a behaviour of any Sudanese politician whether be it in the South, West, East and whichever direction you think Sudan is spread apart that they tell lies publically simple because they know that the government they are heading is of their selves satisfaction as they always come to power through barrel of guns.

          That is a plain reason why all politicians desputed the Census outcome in the South, likewise their colleagues in the North are negative about the forth coming elections.
          When did Sudan become open when it deals with finances if it is not just a matter of talking because he knows that he will never be accountable to anyone.
          View it here, all the tribe called politicians do not want this forth coming elections because mandate shall come from the people whom they are quite sure that none will come back to parliament.

          Atok Dan

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    • 19 June 2009 01:07, by Malakal

      This is a joke perhaps inside the parliament in Khartoum there is that transparency among the clowns themselves, that this Abdel-al-Wusik Latif maybe talking about.

      The rest of the world have yet to acknowledge thattransperency, including the neighbouring South Sudan, Mr Al Wusik Abdel Latif. We all know the truth, the entire nation of Sudan knows that this was nothing than a political stun design to paint a better outlook for your government in Khartoum.

      Good luck in 2011 Mr Al wusik Latif

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  • 18 June 2009 23:18, by Bol Madut

    I found this topic very funy. Where did they got the nerve claim such hoax?

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    • 19 June 2009 06:17, by Maruon Ayiei

      They still believe they are invisible even during the day light of 21st century. moronic or a lag, you can figure yourself. They have to watch Iran too closely because the days of tranny and oppression are thining. 2011 is only at the door step.

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      • 19 June 2009 14:26, by Lokorai

        They should have put it "...the North Sudan..." not the South under the SPLM Kiir!

        Well done North!

        Lokorai

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        • 19 June 2009 14:48, by Mr.Atok

          Dear Lokorai,

          Its’n’t a matter of a job well done in the North. South Sudan and North are twins of corruption, lack of transparency and all other ills odds found in the Republic of Sudan. Since creation, there had never been a auiditing department in Sudan let alone South where it is a matter of ink only dried on paper and you call a justice done.

          Mr. Lokorai, never be swayed away from the scene by weighing the whole task on the South. Somebody some where reading your writings will just look at you as a biased judge because you have failed to call spade a spade but big spoon. if you had balance the equilbruim, you would have earned credit as a good judge.

          Atok Dan.

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