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Investment Minister welcomes British investors to Sudan

Khartoum, March 11 (SUNA) - The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investment Mubarak Al-Fadil affirmed, when he addressed Sunday the opening session of the British-Sudanese Business Forum at Corinthia Hotel under the auspices of the British Embassy, the welcome of the Governmwent of Sudan to the British investors in the country.
The Minister pointed to the existencve of several fields available to the British investment, stressing Sudan desire to establish strong economic relations with Britain to benefit from the industrial and technical development of the United Kingdom, asserting that the opportunities are available to the British Business Council to establish partnerships and projects with their counterparts in the country.
A number of British businessmen expressed their willingness to invest in the country in the fields of alternative energy and agro-industrial projects, especially after the lifting of US economic sanctions, pointing out that Sudan has promising opportunities for investment.
For his part, the Representative of the British Ministry of International Trade and Regional Head of Trade in East Africa Daniel Rathwell said the forum aimed at creation of a platform for exchanging information and experiences with the government and the private sector.
The British Charge D'affaires David Liliot said the forum came within the framework strategic dialogue with the Sudanese government as part of the UK's commitment to contribute to Sudan's economic growth.
It is noteworthy that a number of experts from the British Chamber of Commerce in Kenya and the British International Chamber of Commerce participated in the forum.