First Vice President, National Prime Minister, Bakri Hassan Saleh reiterated the call to the armed groups and opposition to engage in the peace and dialogue process.
Speaking at a graduation ceremony at the Higher Academy of Strategic and Security Studies (H.A.S.S.S.), he said the government has made progress in boosting the peace and stability despite the challenges facing Sudan, affirming that they will continue efforts to establish a civil state based on the vision of the national dialogue.
He lauded the role of the H.A.S.S.S. officials for their providing the national cadres and leader with knowledge besides granting scholarships to neighbouring countries to study in the academy considering the fruitful regional cooperation. The institution enjoys international links that increase and support the government in confronting the crossing crimes, human trafficking, money laundering and terrorism.
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Sumaiya Abu Kashawa said that the higher education is witnessing considerable progress, adding that there are now more than 120 thousand higher education institutions which accommodate one million and twenty thousand students.
Director of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and Chairman of the H.A.S.S.S. Board of Trustees, , 1st Lt. Gen. (Eng.) Salah Abdallah Gosh said that the NISS is able to deal firmly with any who attempts to damage the political, economic and social fabric, adding that NISS will utilize all its human and financial resources to protect the security and stability of the country.