March 19, 2018, Juba, The CTSAMM held a medal ceremony for ceasefire monitors to recognise their contribution to the mission. Some of the monitors who received medals will be leaving the CTSAMM as they have completed their one year rotation with the mission. The outgoing group include monitors and observers from Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Egypt and China. The Guest of Honour, His Excellency He Xiangdong, Ambassador from the Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China in South Sudan was greeted on arrival by the CTSAMM Chairman Major General Ibrahim Abduljelill.
Before asking the Ambassador to present medals to the outgoing monitors the CTSAMM Chairman thanked all the monitors for the dedication and hard work during their time with the mission. The Ambassador then presented the monitors with their medals and remarked that the CTSAMM is an integral instrument in resorting peace in South Sudan. He also reiterated Chinas willingness to continue to support and work together with the CTSAMM.