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Sudanese-French Forum emphasizes joint cooperation in agricultural field

Khartoum, January 23 (SUNA) - The Sudanese-French Forum, which was organized by the Sudanese Employers' Union Tuesday at the Industrial Chamber with the French ADAPTA Company working in the field of agricultural services and the Akzma Company working in the field of agricultural machineries and technology, discussed joint cooperation in the field of agriculture
The State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Sabri Al-Daw urged activation of the partnership and the relationship between the Sudanese and French private sectors as well as creation of a climate for the revival of the promising new agricultural projects.
"This meeting is part of the memorandum of understanding signed in Paris last year," said Bakri Youssef, the Secretary-General of the Sudanese Employers' Union, adding that in the framework of the partnership with the national private sector, which is allocated 80 percent, by focusing on agriculture and animal production, adding that this is a start for opening a relationship with France.
The French Ambassador affirmed the development of the relationship between the two countries after the lifting of the sanctions and benefiting from the agricultural technologies and transferring them to Sudan, referring to the bilateral meetings between Sudanese and French businessmen.