Al-Burhan Urges to Expedite Demarcation of Sudan-South Sudan Border

Joint teams marking a crossing point between the two countries (undated picture by UNISFA)

June 17, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sovereign Council urged Sudan and South Sudan Joint Border Committee (JBC) to quickly reach an agreement that would make the borders flexible and allow for social and economic interaction.

The JBC members Thursday briefed Abdel Fattah al-Burhan about the outcome of a series of meetings on the border disputed areas held in Khartoum from Monday to Thursday.

The Head of the Sudanese side, Muaz Tango, said that the two sides made great progress during the 4-day meetings.

He added they discussed the documents supporting the positions of each party regarding the delimitation of the borderline as of the first of January 1956.

In a statement released after the meeting, the Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, urged the JBC to expedite the completion of the demarcation of the international boundary between the two states

"In addition to the JBC official mandate, al-Burhan called on the Committee to cooperate with the relevant authorities and encourage them to open the crossings and make the borders between the two countries flexible to facilitate the free movement of citizens on the border strip and to interact economically and socially," further said the statement.

Michael Makuei, Head of the South Sudanese side, said that they briefed al-Burhan on the progress made by the JBC in its works.

He said the parties exchanged documents that will be studied by the two sides before resuming discussions in the near future.

"Despite the difficult task, the Committee will work hard to accomplish its mission," added.

The completion of the demarcation of the border between the two countries had to be finalized before the referendum on the independence of South Sudan in 2011.

Also in March 2012, the two sides committed themselves to expeditiously complete it within 6 months.

However, the tribal overlap and the common use of water and pastures between the tribes of the two countries made it difficult to reach an agreement over the international boundary, even after the submission of legal documents supporting the ownership of the claimed areas.

The Mile 14 area is seen as an example of the difficulties facing the demarcation process. The grazing is located between Western Bahr El-Ghazal State in South Sudan and East Darfur State in Sudan. It was part of the Darfur region when the country declared its independence on 1 January 1956. However, the Malual Dinka reject to concede it to Sudan.

The JBC says they finalized the delimitation of 80% of the 2,010-km border between the two countries. The disputed areas include the 14-Mile area, Joudat Al-Fakhar, Jebel al-Migainais, Kaka, and Kafia Kingi enclave (Hofrat al-Nahas).

The Sudanese transitional government proposed to open crossing points in the agreed border areas to allow free movement of people and goods between the two sides of the border.

(ST)



No comments

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are happy to receive your opinion and request. If you are need advert or sponsored post, We’re excited you’re considering advertising or sponsoring a post on our blog. Your support is what keeps us going. With the current trend, it’s very obvious content marketing is the way to go. Banner advertising and trying to get customers through Google Adwords may get you customers but it has been proven beyond doubt that Content Marketing has more lasting benefits.
We offer majorly two types of advertising:
1. Sponsored Posts: If you are really interested in publishing a sponsored post or a press release, video content, advertorial or any other kind of sponsored post, then you are at the right place.
WHAT KIND OF SPONSORED POSTS DO WE ACCEPT?
Generally, a sponsored post can be any of the following:
Press release
Advertorial
Video content
Article
Interview
This kind of post is usually written to promote you or your business. However, we do prefer posts that naturally flow with the site’s general content. This means we can also promote artists, songs, cosmetic products and things that you love of all products or services.
DURATION & BONUSES
Every sponsored article will remain live on the site as long as this website exists. The duration is indefinite! Again, we will share your post on our social media channels and our email subscribers too will get to read your article. You’re exposing your article to our: Twitter followers, Facebook fans and other social networks.

We will also try as much as possible to optimize your post for search engines as well.

Submission of Materials : Sponsored post should be well written in English language and all materials must be delivered via electronic medium. All sponsored posts must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail on Microsoft Word unless otherwise noted.
PRICING
The price largely depends on if you’re writing the content or we’re to do that. But if your are writing the content, it is $60 per article.

2. Banner Advertising: We also offer banner advertising in various sizes and of course, our prices are flexible. you may choose to for the weekly rate or simply buy your desired number of impressions.

Technical Details And Pricing
Banner Size 300 X 250 pixels : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Banner Size 728 X 90 pixels: Appears on the top right Corner of the homepage and all pages on the site.
Large rectangle Banner Size (336x280) : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Small square (200x200) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Half page (300x600) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Portrait (300x1050) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Billboard (970x250) : Appears on the home page.

Submission of Materials : Banner ads can be in jpeg, jpg and gif format. All materials must be deliverd via electronic medium. All ads must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail in the ordered pixel dimensions unless otherwise noted.
For advertising offers, send an email with your name,company, website, country and advert or sponsored post you want to appear on our website to omodjk(at)gmail(dot)com

Normally, we should respond within 48 hours.