Amendments to Sudanese Nationality Act approved

Published: 26/Feb/2018
Source: Radio Dabanga

The Sudanese Council of Ministers passed a bill amending the Sudanese Nationality Law on Sunday.

Under the chairmanship of First Vice-President and Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hasan Saleh, the Ministers approved the amendments for 2018.

Under the new amendments, citizens with a Sudanese mother and a South Sudanese father, have the right to enjoy Sudanese citizenship, as do Sudanese having other nationalities.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Acquisition by children, Discrimination, Gender, State Succession, New States
Regions: Sudan
Year: 2018