Khartoum 18/04/2018 – She Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour seeked help from the Parliament on the situation of the Sudanese diplomatic missions abroad, who haven’t recieved salaries and rent in the past seven months, living tragic situations, and revealed that the ambassadors asked to return to Sudan due to the current living conditions in which they experienced with their families.
Ghandour told the Parliament on Wednesday that the Ministry of Finance paid all that he owes and the matter now rests on the Central Bank of Sudan, confirming that the President has spoke with the Governor of the Bank of Sudan several times, as did the First Vice President. They followed up on the Minister of the Presidency on a daily basis and added
“It feels as though paying the salaries and rents of the Diplomatic missions is not a priority. ”
He then continued to say
“if the sum needed wasn’t as large then I would not have publicly spoken about this, but here I am today, a number of ambassadors and diplomats have asked to return to Sudan for the conditions in which they live and experienced with their families.”