Council of States (Sudan)
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The Council of States of the Republic of Sudan
مجلس الولايات السوداني
Length of term
|1 June 2015|
|Republic of Sudan Council of States|
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The Council of States (مجلس الولايات السوداني, Maǧlis al-Wilāyāt) is the upper house of the parliament of Sudan. It was formed in 2005 as part of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which establishment of bicameral National Legislature. The members are indirectly elected by state legislatures and serve five-year terms.
The National Legislature, which includes the Council of States, was dissolved on 11 April 2019 following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir and his National Congress of Sudan in a military coup.
Presidents of the Council of States
|Position||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|Ali Yahya Abdalla||31 August 2005||2010|||
|Maj-Gen. Adam Hamid Musa||May 2010||2014 - ?|||
|Omer Suleiman Adam||1 June 2015||11 April 2019|||
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