The President of the Republic H.E Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit today welcomed into his office at the State House in Juba the leader of South Sudan Liberation Movement and Army (SSLM/A), Mr. Bapiny Monytuil and his deputies Mr. Karlo Kuol and Mr. Tut Gatluak.
The meeting took place in presence of the Presidential Advisor on Legal Affairs Hon. Telar Ring Deng, minister of Defense Gen. John Kong, minister of Interior Hon. Alison Manani Magaya, SPLA Chief of General Staff Gen. James Hoth and other SPLM figures and senior officers of Internal and External Security.
President Kiir appreciated the SSPLM/A leaders for responding positively to the Republican pardons he declared and for joining the people of South Sudan in the journey of nation building.
Mr. Tut Gatluak told the press on behalf of the SSLM/A leader that they returned back to participate in the process of peace building. He called on those who are still taking up arms against the country to join them in the peace building process. Mr. Gatluak expressed sincere gratitude to the President of the Republic and all the people of South Sudan for the warm welcome they received since their arrival in Mayom County of Unity state and in Juba town.