H.E President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s Message of condolence for the passing of Ambassador Marial Nuor Jok:
It is with a profound sadness that I received news of the passing of the Late Ambassador Marial Nuor Jok on May 15th, 2020.
Ambassador Marial Nuor was a dedicated and committed SPLA officer and SPLM member.
Late Ambassador Jok served in various capacities in the SPLA and National Politcal Services including being the Director of the then Public Security and Military Intelligence in South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) respectively prior to joining diplomatic field.
Comrade Marial was one of our great fighters and heroes of the liberation struggle, whose enormous contributions will always be remembered.
On behalf of the Government, people of South Sudan and on my own behalf, I take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt condolences to the members of the Family and Community of Lakes State.
May Almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace.
Salva Kiir Mayardit
President of the Republic of South Sudan
The State House – Juba