President Kiir meets Israeli PM

Posted: September 23, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

NEW YORK, 23 September 2011 – In his third day of staying at the UN Millennium Plaza in New York, President of the Republic H.E Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit and the accompanying delegation continued to hold series of meetings with some heads of states in the margins of the UN/GA meetings.


H.E Kiir shakes hands with the Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Natanyahu.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

H.E Kiir held an important meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister H.E Benyamin Netanyahu at the Regency Hotel. The meeting searched for possible means of strengthening the relations between South Sudan and Israel. President Kiir briefed Mr. Netanyahu on the political situation in the country and the efforts being exerted by the government towards realizing good governance, respect of human rights and the fight against corruption.


H.E Kiir shakes hands with the President of Labanon H.E M. Suleiman.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

H.E Kiir also met the President of Lebanon, H.E. Gen. Michael Suleiman as well as the President of the Republic of Slovenia H.E Dr. Danilo Turk.


H.E Kiir meets with President of Slovania H.E Danilo Turk.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

The three heads of states welcomed South Sudan to the international community and expressed readiness of supporting the new state of South Sudan.

Reported by Thomas Kenneth Elisapana from New York

H.E Kiir meets President Obama

NEW YORK, 22 September 2011 – The President of the Republic H.E Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit today Wednesday September 21st, 2011 met his counterpart, the President of the United States of America H.E Barack Obama.


President Obama shakes hands with President Kiir.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

The meeting primarily centered on a range of issues of mutual concern between the United States of America and the Republic of South Sudan; issues pertaining good governance in South Sudan; the peace process; the need to resolve the remaining issues of the CPA; and post-independence arrangements.

Shortly after the meeting, the minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial told the press that the President of the United States of America H.E Barak Obama assured H.E Kiir that USA will continue to support South Sudan as a friendly state until South Sudan stands on its feet.


The two Presidents Obama and Kiir and their delegations in a joint meeting.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

Hon Nhial revealed that H.E Kiir briefed President Obama on the post-independence arrangements and that South Sudan remains committed to cooperate with Khartoum in resolving the remaining issues. Hon Nhial said H.E Kiir briefed President Obama on the measures taken by the Government of the Republic of South Sudan for minimizing corruption and enhancing good governance in the country. President Kiir also stressed the commitment of the new state to the respect of human rights.

Reported by Thomas Kenneth Elisapana from New York

President Kiir arrives in New York

NEW YORK, 21 September 2011 – The President of the Republic H.E Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit arrived yesterday Tuesday September 20th, 2011 afternoon in New York heading a very high delegation of the Republic of South Sudan to participate in the sixty sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly scheduled to commence on September 21st, 2011.

In the delegation are Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial, minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Hon. Emmanuel Lowilla, minister in the Office of the President; Hon. Stephen Dhieu, minister for Petroleum; Hon. Garang Diing, minister for Commerce, Industry and Investment, among others.


H.E Kiir being received by the South Sudanese in New York.
[Photo: Thomas Kenneth]

Before the UN/GA session President Kiir will on September 22nd, 2011 participate in a mini-summit in cooperation with member states on preventing and responding to sexual violence. H.E Kiir is expected to address the sixty sixth session of the United Nations’ General Assembly on 23rd September 2011 at the UN General Assembly meeting hall. In the margins of the UN/GA session, H.E Kiir will meet some heads of states.

Reported by Thomas Kenneth from New York

http://www.goss-online.org/magnoliaPublic/en/news.html

Comments
  1. Thanks Panlual for keeping us on track.

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  2. South Sudanese Community in Israel: You are welcomed!!

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