Sudan's sovereign council appoints chief justice, attorney general
Nemat Abdallah Mohamed Khair has been appointed as chief justice and Taj Al-Sir Ali Al-Hebr as attorney general, according to the statement.
"The appointment decision was made according to the constitutional document submitted to the Ministry of Justice and published in the official Gazette," Mohamed Al-Faki Suleiman, spokesman of the council, was quoted as saying in the statement.
He added that the chief justice and the attorney general, after assuming their posts, would embark on establishing the concerned councils to exercise their tasks in selecting the head of the judiciary council in the coming period.
Khair is the first Sudanese female to assume the post.