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Minister of Minerals: We will start to take procedures reduce gold smuggling


Khartoum, May 17 (SUNA) - The Minerals Minister, Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Ali, revealed their start to take procedures in reducing of the gold smuggling whether it Is raw or manufactued, indicating that he calls for holding an urgent meeting with Mining Security Police, the Economic security and the Minerals Security to map out urgent plan to halt the gold smuggling.
He revealed on Thursday during a meeting of the Minerals Minister's Council, that was assigned for taking over and the current Ministries, his pursuit with different hands of Ministry to increase the annual production of the gold and other minerals.
The previous Minister of Minerals, Prof. Hashim Ali Salim, has affirmed that the Minerals Minister promised with large production, indicating to the huge production in first quarter of the current yer proved the plan to increase the production.
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