NISS Director: Sudan Exerts Efforts to Maintain Unity Among Conflicted Arab and African States


Director General of the National Intelligence and Security Service, (NISS) 1st Lt. Gen. Salah Abdullah, said that terrorism is the first threat and the national security, pointing to the Arab and African regions, which are facing conflicts and blocs that cost the state a lot of efforts to promote national unity.

He pointed out during an enlightening meeting in Al-Fasher on Monday that Sudan’s position is balanced and neutral in dealing with a number of countries and is not aligned to any of the parties to Arab and African conflicts.

He pointed out that the government is working to improve relations with neighboring countries to achieve security and stability.

He highlighted the government’s efforts in combating smuggling and human trafficking and the need to lift the name of Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Attention to the economy

He said in this regard “The government takes the issue of the economy seriously and seeks to address its problems in the near future through planning and follow-up and activating control roles, and combating the smuggling of goods and the use of resources in the best way.”

He stressed that the plan will be implemented in cooperation between all the security services and in coordination and cooperation with the citizens, so that peace and stability prevail in the country.

He added “The country is witnessing the greatest security and stability and it has begun to recover from wars and internal conflict thanks to the efforts of the various regular forces.”

He pledged to implement the national dialogue outcomes, especially on security, stability and peace.

For his part, Wali of the State of North Darfur, Abdul Wahid Yusuf Ibrahim, pointed to the stability of the security situation in the state, saying that the state is witnessing a great recovery thanks to the efforts of various security agencies in the state, referring to the government’s plan to address the effects of war and support community reconciliation and peace building.