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Ministry of Oil and Gas pumps 9,000 tons of gasoline daily

2018-01-15 07:01:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 15 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Oil and Gas announced Monday increase of the daily distribution of gasoline to 9,000 tons per day at a time that the daily consumption totaled 8000 tons. "The quantities pumped daily by the Ministry of Oil and Gas exceed the need of the country of gasoline with 1,000 tons, which means the abundance of fuel throughout the day in the service stations", said...

Minister of Animal Resources avers importance of raising animal resources through partnerships and technology acquisition

2018-01-15 05:41:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 15 (KUNA) - The Minister of Animal Resources Bishara Juma Aro stressed the importance of improving animal resources through internal and external partnerships, acquisition of modern technologies and expertise of others. Addressing the meeting with the walis (governors), ministers and general managers of animal resources at the states on the issue of the National Animal Resources Conference;...

Minister of Industry: Agreement with China to implement Sukie Sugar and integrated slaughter projects

2018-01-15 04:29:00 PM
Khartoum, January 15 (SUNA) - The Minister of Industry Dr. Musa Karama announced the ministry's agreement with the Chinese side during the visit of the Minister of Finance to China on implementation of two industrial projects including the Suki Sugar and integrated slaughter in Western Omdurman. The Minister of Industry met at his office of the ministry Monday with the delegation of the Chinese Kamik...

Dr. Al-Jaz Heads Meeting for Indignization Council of Industries

2018-01-14 05:55:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan, 18 (SUNA) - Deputy Chairman of the National Higher Council for Strengthening the Relations of Sudan with BRICS countries, Dr. Awad Ahmed Al-Jaz, chaired Sunday a meeting of the Council for Idignizatio of Industries. The meeting was attended by the State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Sabri Dawal-Bait, and the Manager of the Sudanese Cottons Company, Mohamed Osman. The State...

South Africa expresses desire to invest in River Nile State

2018-01-14 05:35:00 PM
Atbara, Jan. 14 (SANA) - The Minister of Investment, Industry and Tourism at the Nile River State Engineer Mahmoud Mohamed has welcomed the proposed investments between the Nile River State and the South African region of Ambogu in the fields of agriculture, industry, mining and tourism. This came during his meeting Sunday at his office at the ministry's headquarters in AD-Damer with the delegation...

Russia expresses desire to increase its wheat export to Sudan to 2 million tons

2018-01-14 05:08:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 14 (KUNA) - The Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has expressed its readiness to increase the export of wheat to Sudan to two million tons. The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Sergei Donskoy, revealed that Sudan ranked as the second largest importer of Russian wheat after Egypt by importing one million tons per year. That was an statement by the minister...

Inflation rate hikes in December 2017

2018-01-11 06:14:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 11 (SUNA) - The inflation rate in December 2017 rose by 25.15% compared to 24.76% in November, registering an increase of 1.58%. The report issued by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) indicated that the 12 commodity and service groups contributed to the inflation rate in varying percentages. The food and beverage group contributed by 66.68%, the housing, water, electricity and gas group...

Tarco Aviation launches its first direct flights between Sudan and Kuwait on February 1

2018-01-11 05:14:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 11 (SUNA) - A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Tarco Aviation Company and the King's Regional Group for Travel and Tourism to launch a direct flight between Sudan and Kuwait on a two-week flight trips starting as of February 1st. The General Manager of Tarco Company Saad Babiker Ahmed Mohamed Nour signed on behalf of the Sudanese side and for the Kuwaiti side signed...

Minister of Minerals announces support to remove all difficulties facing Jordanian companies

2018-01-11 04:45:00 PM
Khartoum, January 11 (SUNA) - The Minister of Minerals Prof. Hashem Ali Salem has announced his support to overcome all the difficulties facing the Jordanian companies in the field of mining. The minister pointed out that the ministry in its plan for the year 2018 sought to encourage all investment opportunities related to the indigenization of the industry of other minerals including iron, copper...

Ministry of Electricity announces return of 80% of electricity current to the national grid

2018-01-10 06:38:00 PM
Khartoum, Jan. 10 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity has announced the return of 80% of the electricity current to the national grid after the general put off which occurred in the network at 12 noon and the return of electricity current in some areas began at about 12:30 pm . The Spokesman of the Ministry of Electricity Engineer Mohamed Abdul-Rahim Gawish said, in a statement...