Al Bashir leaves to Ethiopia for IGAD Summit

President of the Republic Omer Al Bashir will lead on Wednesday a high-level delegation for participation in the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Ordinary Summit, which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The delegation accompanying the President will comprise Minister of Presidency of the Republic Dr Fadul Abdalla Fadul, Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Awad Ibn Auf, Foreign Minister Dr Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, Director of National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) Eng. Salah Abdalla Goosh and State Minister and Director-General of the President’s Offices Hatem Bakheet.

President Al Bashir will address meeting of Presidents and heads of state of IGAD and brief them on his efforts on the peace process in South Sudan State.

The Summit will be preceded by meeting of IGAD Council of Ministers on discussing the latest developments in peace process in South Sudan State and in relations between the member states.