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Al-Bashir meets UN Resident to Sudan

President al-Bashir receives Marta Ruedas UN Resident to Sudan on 30 June 2016 - (UN-Sudan Photo)

June 30, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - President Omer al Bashir Thursday received the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian to Sudan, Marta Ruedas at the Presidential Guest House.

During the 30 minutes meeting, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator who is appointed to this position on 16 August 2015 officially submitted her credentials to the Sudanese president .

In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune after the meeting, Ruedas said "Al Bashir stated that Sudan has the full intention to cooperate with the United Nations on many fronts across the full range of the UN’s responsibility".

According to the statement, she also discussed the current challenges facing the UN in Sudan, while also touching on a number of future opportunities on both the development and humanitarian fronts.

"The President also emphasized to the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator that further efforts are needed to ensure that joint work between the UN and the government of Sudan takes place in order to realize those opportunities particularly in reconstruction and development".

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