Kiir announced that great attention will be paid to education in the south at all levels, adding that the universities of Juba, Upper Nile, and Bahr Al-Ghazal will be transferred this year to their new locations in the south, with their curricula to be adjusted to suit southern Sudan. The President of GoSS further announced that women in the South have not accommodated in the 25% constitutional and legislative institutions as provided for by the SPLM, affirming that a review is underway to address that situation. Lt-Gen. Kiir also declared that feasibility studies would be conducted on the construction of hydroelectric stations at Fula Rapids, Beddin Falls and Gilo Mountain to supply the whole Sudan with power.
He also announced the construction of oil refinery in south Sudan to meet the local consumption needs. He expressed disappointment over the breakdown of mobile service in Juba and announced that an operating license has been given to a private telecommunication company, which will soon rectify the situation. GoSS President announced the support of his government to repatriation of IDPs from the North at a cost of 24 million dollars and promised to increase this amount as needed. Kiir also said Northern Sudanese soldiers not legally married to Southern wives may lose their wives and children unless they have marriage certificates.
Source: Sudan Vision