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Memorandum of understanding on producing biofuel in Sudan signed

2017-04-27 09:21:00 PM
Khartoum, Apr.27 (SUNA)-A memorandum of understanding was signed , Thursday, between the Higher Council for Environment and Urban Development in Khartoum State, the Africa City of Technology and the Malaysian Bionas Group during a workshop organized by the National Assembly's Agriculture Committee. The projects set to produce two million tons of Jatropha plant oil. Representative of the Parliament...

Minister of Finance discusses projects funded by IDB

2017-04-27 08:12:00 PM
Khartoum, Apr.27(SUNA)-The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Badr-Eddin Mahmoud discussed with mission of the Islamic Development Bank(IDB) the existing projects and the new borrowing program for years 2017-018, calling on IDB to increase cooperation especially in areas of grants and assistance. This came during his meeting the official of Projects Portfolio in Sudan, Zuhair Mohamed...

Finance Minister: Indicators for permanent lifting of US bans on Sudan

2017-04-25 09:35:00 PM
Khartoum, April 25 (SANA) - The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud has revealed indicators of permanent lifting of the US sanctions on Sudan after July. He explained, in a voice message from Washington Tuesday, that the sideline meetings of Sudan delegation on the lifting of sanctions within the activities of the meetings of the spring, which were held in Washington recently,...

US Prinx Company expresses desire to invest in minerals in Sudan

2017-04-25 07:04:00 PM
Khartoum, April 25 (SUNA) - The US Prinx Company has expressed desire to invest in Sudan's mineral sector because of its great potentials. The Minister of Minerals Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Sadiq Al-Karouri has said that Sudan has become a mineral state due to the spread of minerals in all its states. He pointed out to the preferential advantages offered by the mining sector to investors, welcoming entry...

American Chamber of Commerce expresses desire to engage into different investment fields in Sudan

2017-04-25 06:24:00 PM
Khartoum, April 25 (SUNA) - The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud Abbas has invited the American companies and the private sector to enter into investment fields available in Sudan in different sectors. This came during his meeting with the American Chamber of Commerce on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB)...

Sudan participates in FAO Council meetings in Rome

2017-04-25 05:59:00 PM
Rome, April 25 (SUNA) - Sudan participated, with the delegation headed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Dr. Badr-Eddin Al-Sheikh, in the 156th Session of the Meeting of the Council of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which kicked off in Rome on April 24 and would conclude on April 28. Dr. Al-Sheikh said, in a telephone call to SUNA, that...

Sudanese Contractors Union discusses with UK Ambassador issues of training and capacity building

2017-04-24 10:03:00 PM
Khartoum, Apr.24(SUNA)-Chairman of the Sudanese Contractors Union, Engineer Al-Sir Awad Salih met, on Monday, with the British Ambassador to Sudan, Michel Aron. The meeting was attended by Director European Department at Foreign Ministry, Dr Yousif Al-Kordufani and Chairman of the Council for Organization of Contractors of Engineering Work, Engineer Malik Dongola. Engineer Dongola said he meeting...

Contractors Union and British Ambassador Discuss Issues of Capacity Building and Training in Britain

2017-04-24 08:23:00 PM
Khartoum, April 24 (SUNA) - Chairman of the Sudanese Contractors Union, Engineer Al-Sir Awad Salih, Monday received at the union's headquarters the Ambassador of Britain to Sudan, Michael Aron, in presence of the Director of the European Department at the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Yousif Al-Kordofani, the Chairman of the Council of the Engineering Works Contractors, Engineer Malik Dongola, and a number...

Minister of Trade meets ESCWA delegation

2017-04-23 09:08:00 PM
Khartoum, April 17 (SANA) - The Minister of Commerce Ambassador Salah Mohamed Al-Hassan met at his office Sunday with the delegation of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) headed by its Executive Secretary Khawla Matar. The meeting discussed the three-year technical cooperation program between the commission and the government of the Sudan represented by the Ministry of Commerce,...


Second phase of Green Housing Project in Khartoum State launched

2017-04-23 08:15:00 PM
Khartoum, April 23 (SUNA) - The Director of the Green Housing Project of the National Housing and Development Fund Amir Mohamed Ali Mohamed has said that the second phase of project was inaugurated Sunday at Al-Fath area (4) in partnership with the State Forestry Corporation. Mohamed explained, in statement to SUNA, that 2000 seedlings have been prepared for this stage, adding that the project plan...