President Salva Kiir Mayardit said that the Republic of South Sudan is ready to cooperate and collaborate with the Democratic Republic of East Timor in various economic fields to draw investors and support the development of both countries.
President Kiir made these remarks in a meeting held with the visiting Prime Minister of East Timor, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao.
Speaking to the press following the meeting, President Gusmao applauded the people of South Sudan for their gaining independence following a long and bitter war. He said his meeting with President Kiir mainly focused on the challenges and similarities of their two countries.
« I came to Juba to establish good communication channels for economic, political and moral support between the two states, » he said. Gusmao called on the government of the new state to join hands with his country in tackling the challenges of how to respond to the aspirations of the people of their