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European Union Ambassadors present their condolences on the death of the Former Prime Minister of Sudan

Khartoum, 29/11/2020 - 16:06, UNIQUE ID: 201203_3
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The ambassadors of the European Union Members States offered condolences to the family of Al Imam Al-Sadiq Al Sdeeg Abdel Rahman Al Mahdi and the new leadership of the Umma National Party (UNP) headed by Major General Fadlallah Burmah Nasser.

The ambassadors of the European Union wrote on the condolences book and expressed their sincere condolences to the people and government of Sudan, the members of the National Umma Party (UNP) and the family of Imam Al-Mahdi on the death of the former prime minister of Sudan.

During the meeting, the ambassadors talked about the principal role of Al Sadig Al Mahdi in the Sudanese politics since the 60s.

Major General Burmah Nasser presented a briefing to the European ambassadors about the future directions of the Umma National Party (UNP) in the coming period, internally and externally, and thanked the ambassadors for their visit and condolences.

Ambassador Robert van den Dool, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan tweeted earlier on 26 November:

“Today is a sad day for Sudan. The European Union and it member states embassies express their sincere condolences to the people and government of Sudan, to the members and the supporters of the Umma National Party on the death of H.E. Al Imam Al Sadig Al Sideeg Abdel Rahman Al Mahdi, the former Prime Minister of Sudan.

Al Mahdi was a great statesman, religious figure, thinker and supporter of civilian, human rights, interfaith dialogue and democracy in Sudan. He was a friend of Europe, peace and the world.  Through good times and bad, he showed the power of a strong will applied to a worthy cause. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the Sudanese people.”

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