On the Sudanese Women Parliamentarians’ National Day, the first President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), Dr. Gertrude Mongella of Tanzania, commended the work female parliamentarians have accomplished in Sudan. She remarked, “I have become very happy to know that there are 255 woman parliamentarians in Sudan” and highlighted their work on peace and development, especially in conflict areas. Dr. Mongella, commending these women on their recent engagement in the national dialogue, testified that their leadership is something to be modeled by other African nations.

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