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VP Mohadi holds bilateral talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir

VICE President Kembo Mohadi arrived in the South Sudan capital, Juba, on Monday and on Wednesday held bilateral talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir.

The discussions, the South Sudanese Presidential Press Unit says, focused on foreign relations, education and ways of boosting the two countries’ economies.

The First Vice President of South Sudan, Taban Deng Gai, minister for the Presidency, Mayiik Ayii Deng and the deputy minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Deng Dau Deng attended the meeting.

The meeting, the deputy Foreign Affairs minister said, also discussed how government plans to ensure South Sudanese students who completed their studies in Zimbabwean universities get their certificates.

He further said President Kiir passed a message to his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa asking him to visit South Sudan.

President Salva Kiir with the Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi in Juba, September 18, 2019 (South Sudan PPU)

On his part, however, Mohadi said South Sudan and Zimbabwe share a long historical relation and pledged his government’s commitment to continue supporting the young nation in all areas.

69 South Sudanese students have already graduated from various Zimbabwe universities this year alone while 79 are studying on scholarships. — Sudan Tribune

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