5 Sudanese Candidates For Presidency [Archives:2000/49/Local News]

December 4 2000

In a press conference held last Saturday on the occasion of the parliamentary and presidential elections the Sudanese Ambassador said that there are 5 candidates who met the required conditions like being Sudanese nationals, 40 years old and recommended by 100 people from every one of 13 the provinces. The five parties running for elections are: the Islamic Nation Party, the Ruling National Congress Party, the Peoples Working Forces Confederated Party, the Muslim Brothers Party, and the Democratic Unionist Party.
The candidates are: General Al-Bashir from the National Congress Party, Dr. Malek Husein, an independent former politician and businessman, Mahmood Ahmed Juha, independent and businessman, Mr. Husein Othman Mansoor, independent.