New chief administrator promises cooperation with civil society groups

Abyei Administrative Area’s new Chief Administrator-Kuol Deim Kuol

The newly appointed Chief Administrator of Abyei Administrative Area, Kuol Diem Kuol, has promised to work with civil society groups from Abyei Administrative Area. He said this in a meeting with Abyei Youth Association  in Juba on Tuesday.

Deng Nyol Kuol, Chairman of Abyei Youth Association said the meeting discussed youth participation in the administration and service delivery to people in Abyei Administrative  Area. Deng confirmed Chief Administrator’s willingness to work with youth and women in his government.

Kuol Diem Kuol was appointed chief administrator of Abyei Administrative Area by Salva Kiir, President of South Sudan on 29th June and was sworn in Juba on Wednesday last week . He is expected to arrive in Abyei Administrative Area next week.

A committee comprising mainly senior administration officials to receive the new leader, has been formed. Kuol, a few days after his appointment reassigned heads of administrations to act until new executives are named.