United States Senators to arrive in Juba Thursday

Category: International
Published on Thursday, 18 February 2010 04:10
Written by The New Sudan Vision (NSV), www.newsudanvision.com
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Majority Whip Dick Durbin is one of two US senators currently on a tour of Africa, scheduled to arrive in Southern Sudan on Thursday
(Juba NSV) - A delegation of two US Senators will touch down in Juba on Thursday in a visit that has taken them  to Congo,Tanzania and Ethiopia, said a press release from Southern Sudan's ministry of Regional Cooperation.

Senators Richard J. Durbin and Sherrod Brown are on a tour of Africa to examine U.S foreign assistance programs in the continent relating to the global health, maternal/infant mortality, clean water, sanitation, refugee, and economic development activities.

Both Senators will meet Salva Kiir, the president of the Government of Southern Sudan.