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First Vice-President to inaugurate Tuesday oil products carrying line from Al-Gaili to Gezira state

Medani, Dec. 9 (SUNA) - The First Vice-President of the Republic Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih and the Oil Minister Dr. Mohamed Zayid Awad are due to inaugurate Tuesday at Al-Gaili Depot for Petroleum Materials in Khartoum State, the launch of the oil products carrying line from Khartoum to Easter Medani at Gezira State.
The Director of Petroleum Department at Gezira State Engineer Salah Imam announced, in statement to SUNA, that the oil materials carrying line starts from Al-Gaili Depot to Goz-Al-Batahin and Al-Shikheibab at Um Al-Gura Locality at a length of 220 kilometers, adding that the project aims to increase strategic reserves of petroleum products to the state of Gezira following the completion of all technical arrangements and measures to create a depository and fuel storage receiving station at a capacity of 28 million gallons as well as the reduction of the risk of petroleum products transportation and time spare.