Vice President of Sudan

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The Vice President of Sudan is the second highest political position obtainable in Sudan. Currently there is a provision for two Vice Presidents, who are appointed by the President of Sudan. Historically either the First or the Second Vice President was from Southern Sudan. Since 2011, the Second Vice President has been from Darfur.

Vice Presidents[edit]

First Vice Presidents[edit]

Title Name Inaugurated Left Office Notes
Deputy Chairman of Junta Babiker Awadalla May 1969 1971 [1]
Vice President Abel Alier 1971 1972 From Southern Sudan
First Vice President Major Gen. Mohamed Al-Baghir Ahmed 1972 1976 [1][2]
First Vice President Major Abuelgasim Mohamed Hashim 1976 1979 [1]
First Vice President Lt. General Abdul Majid Hamid Khalil 1979 1982 [3][1]
First Vice President Major Gen. Omar Muhammad al-Tayib 1982 April 1985 [4][1] Also Head of the State Security Organization
Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Military Council Taj el-Deen Abdallah Fadl April 1985 May 1986 [5]
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council Abd al-Rahman Saeed 1986 1989
Deputy Chairman of Junta Major Gen. Zubair Mohamed Salih June 1989 October 1993 [6][1]
Vice President Major Gen. Zubair Mohamed Salih October 1993 February 1994
First Vice President Major Gen. Zubair Mohamed Salih February 1994 12 February 1998 [7]
First Vice President Ali Osman Taha February 1998 9 January 2005 [7]
First Vice President John Garang 9 January 2005 30 July 2005 [1]From Southern Sudan
First Vice President Salva Kiir Mayardit 11 August 2005 9 July 2011 [1]From Southern Sudan[8] Left when South Sudan became independent.
First Vice President Ali Osman Taha 13 September 2011 6 December 2013 [1][9]
First Vice President Bakri Hassan Saleh 7 December 2013 Incumbent Also served as Prime Minister of Sudan from March 2017 to October 2018[10]

Second Vice Presidents[edit]

Title Name Inaugurated Left Office Notes
Deputy Chairman of Junta Major Gen. Khalid Hassan Abbas May 1969 1971 [11]
Second Vice President Abel Alier 1972 1982 From Southern Sudan[7][12]
Second Vice President Joseph Lagu 1982 April 1985 From Southern Sudan[7]
Second Vice President George Kongor Arop February 1994 October 2000 From Southern Sudan[13][11]
Second Vice President Moses Kacoul Machar February 2001 January 2005 [11]From Southern Sudan
Second Vice President Ali Osman Taha 9 July 2005 13 September 2011 [8]
Second Vice President Alhaj Adam Yousef 13 September 2011 7 December 2013 Position reserved for a National Congress Party representative from Darfur [14]
Second Vice President Hassabu Mohamed Abdalrahman 7 December 2013 10 September 2018
Second Vice President Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir 10 September 2018 Incumbent [15]

Third Vice Presidents[edit]

Title Name Inaugurated Left Office Notes
Third Vice President Rashid Bakr[16] August 11, 1976 September 10, 1977 Also Prime Minister, possibly also 1977–1979[11]
Third Vice President Major Gen. Omar Muhammad al-Tayib 1981 1982 [11]

Assistants and advisors to the President[edit]

Senior Assistants to the President[edit]

  • Riek Machar (7 August 1997 – 31 January 2000; from Southern Sudan)
  • Minni Minnawi (23 April 2007 – 6 December 2010; from Darfur)

Assistants to the President[edit]

Advisors to the President[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Sudan Presidency: The First Vice–Presidents of the Republic Archived December 24, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86T00608R000100240039-4.pdf
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ Sudan Presidency
  6. ^ Sudan Presidency
  7. ^ a b c d [3]
  8. ^ a b [4]
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 29, 2011. Retrieved September 23, 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1118994.shtml
  11. ^ a b c d e Sudan Presidency: Vice–Presidents of the Republic Archived December 24, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86T00608R000100240039-4.pdf
  13. ^ [5]
  14. ^ http://www.radiodabanga.org/node/16402
  15. ^ http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1118994.shtml
  16. '^ Europa World Year Book 1985, Volume II, p. 2625