Economist Abdullah Hamdouk to be Sudan’s PM

Economist Abdullah Hamdouk to be Sudan’s PM

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Khartoum, Aug 17 : The Forces of Freedom and Change in Sudan, the country's main opposition alliance has nominated economist Abdullah Hamdouk as the Prime Minister in the country's transitional government. According to VOA news, Sudan’s Sovereign Council will appoint a prime minister, who will take the oath on Monday while the coalition also nominated Mohammed Al-Hafiz Mahmoud for the position of Deputy Prime Minister and Abdul Qadir Mohammed Ahmed as Chief Justice.

Hamdouk has served as deputy executive secretary of the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa since 2011. For decades, he worked as a senior policy analyst and economist on governance issues, public sector reforms and regional integration.  From 2003 to 2008, Hamdouk worked at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance as regional director for Africa and the Middle East.UNI