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Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok announces new ruling government since fall of ex-dictator Omar al-Bashir

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Khartoum, Sep 6: Sudanese prime minister has on Thursday announced the creation of the new ruling council since the forceful overthrow of longtime-ruler President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April.

According to Reuters news reports, the government was established as part of the power-sharing agreement for three transitional years, inked last month between the civilian-protest outfits coalition and the Transitional Military Council (TMC).

PM Abdalla Hamdok has announced the names of some 18 ministers in the fresh cabinet, stating he would also name two more ministers later.

“(The new government) will start its work immediately in a harmonious and collective way,” Hamdok told a media conference on Thursday evening in Khartoum.

“Today, we start a new phase in our history … We are seeking the establishment of a national project and the restructure of the Sudanese state,” he said.

The greater part of the 18 ministers declared on Thursday were affirmed before in the week. The Cabinet incorporates four ladies, among them Asmaa Abdallah, who turns into the nation’s first female finance minister.

It likewise incorporates Ibrahim Elbadawi, an ex-World Bank financial analyst who will fill in as financial minister, and Madani Abbas Madani, a pioneer of the non-military personnel alliance that arranged the progress manage the military, as a clergyman of industry and exchange.

General Jamal Omar, an individual from the TMS that took over from Bashir, was selected as defence minister.

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