Sudanese Official Lauds Qatar Support for Darfur

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Khartoum, August 11 (QNA) - HE Minister of State at the Sudanese Presidency and head of the Darfur Peace Office Majdi Khalafallah has confirmed that the State of Qatar has fulfilled more than its commitments on the The Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) signed 2011, and the donor conference held in 2013, through continued support has enabled Darfur to play a pivotal role in internal peace and to contribute positively to the Sudanese role in support of African stability.
"The contributions of the State of Qatar to Sudan cannot be missed," Majdi Khalafallah told Qatar News Agency (QNA) today. "Qatar has played a great role for rapid development with continuous support", he added.
The Sudanese official lauded the role played by Qatar in achieving the peace in Darfur through the Doha Peace Document, especially in the areas of social life , the process of recovery and rehabilitation of the Darfur communities, reconciliation process, conflict resolution and the transformation of societies into production and linking the states of Darfur and the rest of the states of Sudan and the surrounding regional community, which enabled the partners of the international peace process to verify the progress of the peace process in the region.
He stressed that the Presidency of the Republic in Sudan highly appreciates the Qatari development movement in Darfur and looks forward to many additional roles for the Qatar Fund for Development and the Qatari organizations. He pointed out that the meetings of the International Committee for the Darfur Peace Strategy chaired by the State of Qatar will be implemented on the ground in the coming period with partners, in effective programs in many areas.
The Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was finalized at the All Darfur Stakeholders Conference in May 2011, in Doha, Qatar. On 14 July 2012, the Government of Sudan and the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) signed a protocol agreement committing them to the Document, which is now the framework for the comprehensive peace process in Darfur. The DDPD is the culmination of over twenty months of negotiations, dialogue and consultations with the major parties to the Darfur conflict, all relevant stakeholders and international partners. (QNA)