Sudan Independence Day

Sudan Independence Day

January 1
Sudan became an independent republic on New Year's Day in 1956, after having been a joint British-Egyptian territory since 1899.
Independence Day is celebrated as a national holiday with elaborate festivities in the capital city of Khartoum.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan
2210 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-338-8565; fax: 202-667-2406
www.sudanembassy.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 1
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 10
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The Vice - President was informed on the report of the cultural committee for celebrating the 62th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day as well as reports on the centennial anniversary for martyrdom of Sultan Ali Dinar, implementation of the national project for enhancing the peace culture for the year 2017 and the ongoing arrangements to fund the project of Kadugli as the Capital of Sudanese Heritage.
Jonglei State Governor, Kuol Manyang Juuk, is given an award by a women's association in Bor on South Sudan Independence Day in Bor, 9 July 2012 (ST)
4 (SUNA)- The President of Egypt, Abdul-Fatah Al-Sisi, has dispatched a delegation of the Presidency secretaries of to Sudan Embassy to convey congratulations to the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and Sudan government and people on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day.
Human Rights Watch report of 2012 reported that Sudan's rights records have deteriorated with the renewed conflict in mid 2011- this wave of human rights violations is continuing despite President Omar Bashir's promise on the Sudan Independence Day celebration speech to uphold human rights.
Benjamin explained that he is visiting Khartoum at the head of Juba delegation to participate in the celebrations marking the 6th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day, adding that his visit to Khartoum coincided with meetings of the joint security committee of Sudan and South Sudan in Khartoum.
SPLA soldiers conducting a mock parade in Juba on 5 July 2011 in preparation of South Sudan Independence Day celebrations (ST)
Addressing the Sudanese nation from the Republican Palace on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day, President Al-Bashir has affirmed the government will live up to its pledge to implement the outcome of the national dialogue.
He congratulated the directors and employees of the official mass media, the TV channels, the private radios, the editors-in-chief of the press and pressmen on the 60th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day.
1 (SUNA)- A leading figure within the National Congress Party (NCP) Ahmed Abdul Rahaman Mohamed has pointed out that the annual celebrations marking Sudan independence day is an opportunity for the people to go through the efforts deployed by the forefathers so that independence was reached in a peaceful way.
Addressing the Sudanese nation on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day, President Al-Bashir expressed his pleasure over the patriotic role being played by those who are defending the homeland and protecting the nation's entity, independence and sovereignty.
31 (SUNA) - President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, will address Tuesday evening at the Republican Palace gardens the Sudanese nation on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of Sudan Independence Day, in the presence of the First Vice - President, the Vice - President of the Republic, the ministers, the state ministers, leaders of the political parties, heads of the diplomatic corps accredited to Sudan, the mass media and leaders of the Sufi sects.

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