Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has warned politicians in the south of the country that the scheduled referendum on the status of the region could be cancelled., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Sudan’s Bashir, Chinese culture minister to attend Rohani swearing-in
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:21PM GMT
Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is due to visit Iran to take part in the upcoming inauguration ceremony of Hassan Rohani as Iran’s new president.
Bashir will travel to Tehran to participate in the ceremony scheduled for August 4, one day after Rohani’s endorsement ceremony by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
The Sudanese president plans to meet a number of senior Iranian officials during his stay in Tehran, and will discuss bilateral ties as well as regional and international developments with them.
In another development, Chinese Minister of Culture Cai Wu will also attend Rohani’s inauguration ceremony as a special guest.
Lawmaker Mohammad Yasrebi revealed on Sunday that ten heads of state, five Parliament speakers, and six foreign ministers would participate in Rohani’s inauguration ceremony.
He added that the presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Guinea-Bissau, Togo, and Tajikistan as well as three prime ministers, including the prime ministers of Syria and Swaziland, would take part in the event.
Yasrebi stated that the parliament speakers of Russia, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Oman, and the Congo would be also present at the ceremony.