Abdalla Hamdok, born 1956 in south-central Kordofan province. Studied at a Sudanese military academy and later in Egypt and Jordan. Hamdok was sworn in as Sudan’s new Prime Minister on Wednesday 21 August 2019 as leader of a transitional government. “I think with the right vision, with the right policies, we will be able to address this economic crisis,” Hamdok said after the swearing-in ceremony. Abdalla Hamdok Biography and Profile.