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Minister of Minerals announces completion of arrangements for launching third investment and mining forum

Khartoum, March 13 (SUNA) - The Minister of Minerals Prof. Hashim Ali Salim has announced completion of preparations for launching the Third International Forum for Investment and Mining in Sudan during the 23-26 of the current March at the Friendship Hall with the participation of 70 foreign companies from 30 countries and 30 local companies.
The Minister of Minerals said, during a press conference Sunday, that the forum targeted enhancing of the bilateral relations between Sudan and the companies participating in the forum with the aim to maximize the relations between Sudan and the countries of these companies as well as the acquainting the companies with the attractive changes in the investment law promising the solution of the problem of the foreign currencies transferring facing the foreign companies working in the mining field.
Professor Salim pointed out that there were programs accompanying the companies participating in the forum in order to extend information on the possibilities of Sudan and promote them as well as to see the impact on the country after the economic embargo, which lasted more than 20 years, to find out what the Sudan needs of the world after the economic siege.
He said that the ministry's strategy aims to train and build the capacity of the Sudanese cadres in the basic, precious and radioactive minerals to upgrade the mining process in the country, referring to benefit from the countries participating in the forum in this field.