Khartoum - First Vice-President of the Republic, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih gave directives to the governor of South Kordofan State to exert more effort to develop education as the year 2019 will be a year of education in the state.
He stressed in a meeting in his office at the Presidential Palace today, with Ahmed Ibrahim Mufadal, the governor of the State on the importance of giving priority to the roads in particular, the agricultural roads.
The governor explained in a press statement that he had briefed the first Vice President on the overall situation in the State, especially the security one, noting that the state is witnessing significant security stability.
He indicated that the meeting discussed the state's efforts to promote peace from the inside through the establishment of a council for peace with the participation of all social and political activities in the State and the establishment of a coordinating council of the civil administration so that they can play their role in healing the social fabric.
The governor confirmed the success of the agricultural season which saw the cultivation of 3.7 million acres of which 900 thousand acres of Sesame and 2. 2. million acres corn, pointing to the beginning of a promising harvest.