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Tourism Minister reviews cooperation means with German ambassador

2018-02-15 05:54:00 PM
Khartoum, February 15 (SUNA) - The Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife Mohamed Abu Zaid Mustafa has discussed ways of boosting joint cooperation between Sudan and Germany in the field of tourism as well as the activation of external mobility in all international tourism markets. This came during his meeting with the German Ambassador to Sudan Ulrich Kl?ckner, who expressed his full readiness...

Ministry of Oil takes part in Chinese Spring Festival Chinese

2018-02-15 05:31:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 15 (SUNA) - The Advisor to the Minister of Oil and Gas Salah Hassan Wahbi has praised the efforts made by the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) in Sudan in the Sudanese oil sector. Wahbi described CNPC as a successful partner, pointing to the depth of the Sudanese-Chinese relations, which resulted in good friendship and cooperation, especially in the oil sector. This came...

CBS inflation up to over 53% in Jan, from over 25% in December, 2017

2018-02-14 09:16:00 PM
Khartoum, 14 Feb (SUNA)- The Central Bureau of Statistics, CBS, on Wednesday said inflation in January 2017, went up to 52.37%, against 25.15% in December 2017. CBS attributed the increase to the rise in the prices of consumer commodities group which went up to 65.21%, particularly the increase in the prices of bread, grains, sugar, tea and oil while inflation in the transportation sector went...

Trade Minister announces resumption of exchange of goods and services between White Nile State and South Sudan

2018-02-14 06:21:00 PM
Kosti, Feb. 13 (SUNA) - The Minister of Trade Hatem Al-Sari has announced resumption of border trade and the exchange of goods and services between the White Nile State and the State of Southern Sudan in implementation of the directives of the President of the Republic and the outcome of the national dialogue. This came during his visit to the White Nile State Tuesday heading a delegation including...

Ministry of Intl Cooperation, EU affirms importance of coordination and consultation on projects

2018-02-14 05:16:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 14 (SUNA) - The Minister of International Cooperation Idris Suleiman has stressed the importance of consultation and coordination with the relevant ministries to determine priorities for projects and programs and ways to implement them in the framework of the new grant of the European Union (EU) for Sudan amounting to 60 million euros. This came during a meeting at his office in the ministry...

GIAD Group embarks on indigenization of automotive filters industry in Sudan

2018-02-14 04:49:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 14 (SUNA) - GIAD Industrial Group has embarked on indigenization of the automotive filter industry in Sudan with a production capacity of 6,000 oil filters, 3,000 air filters and 3,000 air conditioning filters per day. The Director of the Automotive Filters Factory at the GIAD Group Dr. Al-Sayid Al-Nour Ali said, in statement to SUNA, that the factory was established in 2016 with high...

Minister says resuming border trade with south Sudan combats smuggling

2018-02-12 09:35:00 PM
Khartoum, 12 Feb (SUNA) - The Minister for Trade Hatim al Sir said resumption of border trade with south Sudan will help combat smuggling of commodities and control the movement of trade. The Minister pointed out in press statements that this resumption of border trade would contribute as well in the development and in providing the national coffer with income that helps with development in the homeland. He...

Senior Microfinance Advisor: Volume of cross-border microfinance depends on financiers' capabilities and their local presence across branches

2018-02-12 06:31:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 12 (SUNA) - The Senior Microfinance Advisor Prof. Badr-Eddin Abdal-Rahim has affirmed that the size and diversity of cross-border microfinance depends on the ability and presence of financiers across local branches, regional offices and their relationship with governments, pointing out that the foreign investments do not tend to invest in Islamic microfinance. He pointed out, during...

Minister of Communications: Electricity moves from technology systems application to performance improvement and continuous modernization

2018-02-12 05:17:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 12 (KUNA) - The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dr. Tahani Abdullah Attiya has hailed the efforts of the Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity in the implementation of e. government guidelines. The minister said that the electricity services has witnessed a great development as a result of the ministry's keeping up with the modern systems in the field...

AfDB mission to Sudan next week

2018-02-08 07:04:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb. 8 (SUNA) - The Consultative Mission of the African Development Bank's (AfDB) Executive Directors is due to pay a visit to the country next week during 11-15 of the current February, where it starts holding of meeting next Monday at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. The Board of Executive Directors arranges a visit to a two Member States of the Bank each year as part of the consultative...