- East Africa
South Sudan VP Taban Deng Gai (left) meeting President Salva Kiir at the state house j1. Photo by presidency
JUBA — South Sudan Vice President for Infrastructure Cluster Taban Deng Gai this afternoon met President Salva Kiir Mayardit, according to a statement by presidency.
This comes following a week after the senior government official made remarks declaring that President Salva Kiir was the only ‘presumptive’ winner of the country’s upcoming elections due for end of the transitional period.
According to the presidency statement, Taban briefed Kiir on development of roads in the country in the meeting also attended by minister of presidential affairs Barnaba Marial Benjamin.
“Monday 14th June 2021- His Excellency President Salva Kiir Mayardit was briefed by His Excellency Taban Deng Gai, Vice President for Infrastructure Cluster,” the presidency statement said.
It said Vice President Taban briefed Kiir “on the ongoing construction of Juba- Bor road, Juba-Torit- Nadapal Road, upgrading of Juba-Nimule Road, and Juba-Yei- Kaya Road which would commence soon.” - Sudans Post