Darfur Administrative Referendum Four Months Away

Khartoum - The administrative referendum in Darfur will be conducted within the next four months, Head of the Darfur Regional Authority Dr. Al-Tijani Al-Sisi said.
He confirmed there are no differences between the Authority and the Government of Sudan on the administrative referendum, praising the full coordination between the Authority and state governments.
Al-Sisi said that the authority funds is the amount endorsed by the national parliament, besides the amounts donated by the State of Qatar, USD 2 billion, explaining that the payment will be in installments.
On Qatari bank to be established in Darfur, Al-Sisi said that it is completely independent from the government and the regional authority, indicating that the goal is to invest in development projects.
Al-Sisi said that the most prominent challenges facing the regional authority is the voluntary return and security arrangements, adding that his movement will turn into a political party after the general conference to be held soon.

By Mohamed Abdullah, 19/03/2012