September 13, 2020 (Thessherald)–Governance Cluster meeting number 15 this week reviewed the South Sudan Vision 2040, and recommended its full review with participation of representatives from the other Clusters before tabling it to the Council of Ministers meeting for final approval.
Chaired by the First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar, the meeting conducted in the Council of Ministers meeting hall recommended incorporation into the South Sudan Vision 2040 aspects of crosscutting reform agenda provided for in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS).
Initiated since 2010 one year before independence, the South Sudan Vision 2040 envisages how South Sudan should look like 20 years from now down the road.
The strategies for the delivery of the Vision include: building an educated and informed nation, prosperous, productive and innovative, compassionate and tolerant, free, just and peaceful, democratic and accountable, safe, secure and healthy as well as united and proud.
The Governance Cluster meeting also recommended construction of a new spacious hall for the Cabinet meetings. The new hall would be equipped with the State of the Art communications technology in preparations for E-Government.
There are 12 national ministers in the Governance Cluster. Also, at times relevant Undersecretaries from different ministries participate in the Cluster meeting to provide technical support, depending on the agenda of the meeting.
Source: First Vice President Office’s Press Unit.