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Sudan: World Bank and United Nations three-day visit to the Sudan

2014/04/19

A joint mission of the African Union, Arab League, World Bank and United Nations has agreed, at the end of a three-day visit to the Sudan on Thursday, to support programmes to reintegrate veterans in the community.


It as well agreed on projects to control small and light arms in the war-weary country, the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported.

The agency quoted the Director of Planning of the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (DDRC), Dr. Mahmud Zain al-Abdin, as saying that the mission, which was headed by Dr. Tariq al-Sherif of the African Union, held a series of meetings with the concerned authorities on the DDRC projects and reached a number of recommendations, inclunding provision by international donors of funds in support of the DDRC programmes during 2014-2016.

The DDRC, chaired by Major-General Abdul Aziz Mohamed Abdul Rahman, the caretaker Commissioner, briefed the mission on activities and next programmes of the Commission and support by international donors to the DDRC's three-year plan.

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