July 4, 2019 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Amb. (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim, welcomes the agreement reached by the Transitional Military Council of Sudan and the opposition.
He congratulates the Sudanese people and the Transitional Military Council of Sudan for having reached an agreement through a process of dialogue.
‘I would like to take the earliest opportunity to send my congratulations to all stakeholders in the Sudan for the power sharing agreement they reached,’ said Amb. Maalim.
The Executive Secretary calls on the parties to immediately implement the spirit and letter of the agreement. The Executive Secretary further congratulates the Prime Minister of Ethiopia and the African Union on the successful mediation that led to today’s positive outcome.
‘The Intergovernmental Authority on Development stands with the people of Sudan and will continue to do everything within its means to ensure the agreement is fully implemented within the agreed upon timeline,’ adds the Executive Secretary
He finally assured that GAD stands with the African Union in the accompanying of Sudan to the path to democracy and justice.