Marchar, Ousmane Discuss Partnership Between SSD’s Government and the World Bank
Thursday, May 25, 2023, the First Vice President, H.E. Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon in his office met with Mr. Ousmane Dione, the World Bank Director for Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, and South Sudan.
The two officials discussed a partnership between the Government of South Sudan, and the World Bank in areas of capacity building, health, education, and job creation, among others.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, Mr. World Bank’s director thanked the First Vice President for the fruitful discussion and commended his commitment to peace and stability in the Republic of South Sudan.
Further still, H.E. Dr. Machar also met with Hon Manheim Bol Malek, Governor of Warrap State, and Rt Hon Kuec Deng Mayar, Speaker of Warrap State Legislative Assembly who briefed him on the general situation in the State.
It should be recalled that earlier this year, Governor Manhiem Bol Malek vowed to bring an end to the cycle of communal violence among communities in Warrap by the end of May this year in order to allow communities to cultivate without fear.
However, it is unknown whether his plans will be a success considering the fact that his anticipated month is soon to end.
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