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Kiir sacks Immigration and Passports chief, appoints successor

Lt. Gen. Atem M. Biar was appointed the new director-general for the Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration.

President Salva Kiir has sacked Lt. General John Akot Maluth, the Director-General for the Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration on Thursday night.

Lt. Gen. Atem Marol Biar was appointed the new director-general for the Directorate of Civil Registry, Nationality, Passports and Immigration.


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Before his appointment, General Atem was the Assistant Inspector General of Police for General Training and Human Resource Development.

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Gen. John Akot Maluth replaced Gen. Majak Akech Malok in June 2018.

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