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Assembly approves statement by Ministry of Petroleum and Gas

2017-06-21 10:03:00 PM
Khartoum, 21 June (SUNA)- The National Assembly on Wednesday approved in a session headed by its Speaker, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar, approved as the statement delivered by the Ministry of Petroleum and Gas for the fiscal year 2016 and the first quarter of the current fiscal year. It also approved the report of the Committee for Energy and Mining and Water Resources on the statement delivered...

EU approves financing of Wadi El-Koua project's second phase at 10 million euros

2017-06-18 07:19:00 PM
Al-Fashir, June 18 (SUNA) - The European Union (EU) has agreed to finance the second phase of the Wadi El-Koua Basin Project in the North Darfur State at a sum of 10 million Euros and the implementation would start in October this year and last for five years. The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Forests of North Darfur State Engineer Anwar Ishaq Suleiman praised the EU and the United Nations...

Ibrahim Mahmoud affirms existence of wide opportunities for Sudanese-Turkish successful strategic partnership

2017-06-18 06:40:00 PM
Khartoum, June 18 (SANA) - The Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress (NC) for Party's Affairs Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud has affirmed existence of broad prospects for the success of strategic partnership between Sudan and Turkey under the great political support of the two countries' leaderships. In a meeting with the Turkish businessmen delegation,...

A delegation from the Belarus Central Bank to visit Sudan this month

2017-06-16 11:05:00 PM
Khartoum, 16 June (SUNA)- A high level delegation from the Belarus Central Bank, is due to arrive to the Sudan next week on a visit the country at the invitation of its Sudanese counterpart, to discuss cooperation and reactivation of banking ties as well as facilitation of banking transfer, reinvigoration of trade and investment activities between the two countries. During the visit which his set to be culminated...

Bank of Sudan says it will continue pumping hard currency to the commercial banks to meet the requirements by pilgrims

2017-06-16 10:23:00 PM
Khartoum, 16 June (SUNA)- The Central Bank of the Sudan on Friday reaffirmed it would continue pumping hard currencies into the commercial banks to meet the requirements of Sudanese going to the Holy Lands to perform the Small Hajj in Ramadan and the Pilgrim, in two months' time. The central bank, the Bank of the Sudan, said the measures will be taken in coordination with the Hajj and Umra authorities. Ma/ma...

Minister of Trade stresses importance of Sudan's accession to WTO

2017-06-15 05:51:00 PM
Khartoum, June 15 (SUNA) - The Minister of Trade Hatim Al-Sir has stressed the importance of Sudan's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to become a part of the global trading system. The Minister urged coordination between the Ministry of Commerce and other relevant bodies and preparation of the national economy to meet the WTO challenges. This came during his address at the Cabinet...

Al-Rahad Agricultural Corporation announces launch of replacement of four pumps at cost of 4 million euros

2017-06-15 05:37:00 PM
Medani, June 15 (SUNA) - The Director of Al-Rahad Agricultural Corporation Eng. Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed said that irrigation represents the challenges of the corporation, announcing in a statement to SUNA about the start of work in the replacement operations of 4 pumps at a cost of 4 million euros as a first stage. Engineer Ahmed admitted the slowness of removing the mud and weeds, pointing to the stability...

Sudan celebrates World Day on Desertification Combating

2017-06-15 05:04:00 PM
Khartoum, June 15 (SUNA) - The National Council for Combating Desertification at the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Urban Development is due to organize a national workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry next Monday at the premises of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry entitled (Towards the Implementation of a National Strategy for Combating Desertification),...

Investment Minister affirms adherence to laws, regulations and stability of investment governing policies

2017-06-15 04:29:00 PM
Khartoum, June 15 (SUNA) - The Minister of Investment Mubarak Al-Fadil affirmed the ministry's commitment to the laws, regulations and the stability of the policies governing the investment activities. This came when he discussed, at his office Thursday with the preparatory committee of the National Chamber for the owners of limousine companies, the issues related to the limousine sector and the solutions...

Minister of Agriculture affirms his ministry commitment to provide inputs to agricultural season in North Kordofan State

2017-06-14 07:11:00 PM
Khartoum, June (SUNA) - The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry DR. Abdullatif Al-Ajeimi has stressed his ministry's commitment to provide all inputs to the agricultural season in North Kordofan State, pointing to the importance of introducing crop varieties structure, particularly maize in agricultural projects in the state. During his meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Resources and Rural...