Sudan's military council appoints new army chief of staff

Source:Xinhua Published: 2019/4/15 19:57:59

Chairman of Sudan's transitional military council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday issued decrees to appoint new army chief of staff, a statement said.

Hashim Abdel-Mutallab Ahmed Babikir was appointed as chief of joint staff and Mohamed Osman Al-Hussein as his deputy, Ahmed Khalifa Al-Shami, an army spokesman, said in a statement.

It said that Abdalla Al-Matari Al-Faradi was appointed as inspector general of the Sudanese armed forces and Adam Haroun Idris as chief of staff of joint operations.

The chairman also promoted officers, the statement said.

Sudan's transitional military council is tasked with running the country's affairs following the ouster of former president Omar al-Bashir.

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