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MoU between North Kordofan and Indian company on alternative solar energy signed

2017-12-07 05:00:00 PM
Al-Obied, Dec. 7 (SUNA) -A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, Energy and Minerals at the North Kordofan State and KCP Company in the field of alternative solar energy. The signing ceremony was attended by the Minister of Water Resources, Energy and Minerals Engineer Homaida Hamad Homaida and the State Headquarters Commissioner Yousuf Al-Sheikh Adam. The Ministry's...

Minister of Animal Resources affirms importance World Bank's role in economic development in Sudan

2017-12-07 04:38:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 7 (SUNA) - The Minister of Animal Resources Bishara Juma'a Aror has stressed the importance of the role of the World Bank in economic development in Sudan. This came during his meeting Thursday with the Mission of the African Union Group of the World Bank in the framework of arrangements for resuming the relations with the bank after the lifting of the economic embargo on Sudan and how to encounter...

Oil and Gas Minister Participates in OPEC Meetings in Vienna

2017-12-06 07:40:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 6 (SUNA) The Minister of Oil and Gas, dr. Abdul Rahman Osman Abdul Rahman has expressed the Sudan's commitment with the guidelines of the Organizations of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC that target the balance of the world oil production, and the stability of the international oil prices. This came during his participation in the recent meetings of the OPEC in Vienna, during...

Minerals Minister calls for legislation criminalizing minerals smuggling and storage

2017-12-06 05:55:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 6 (SUNA) - The meeting of the Council of the Minister of Minerals Wednesday recommended development of an investment geological map for the precious and semi-precious stones in the country besides establishment of three laboratories to inspect, cut and form precious stones. The Minister of Minerals Prof. Hashim Ali Salim called, during his chairmanship of the Ninth Regular Meeting of the Council...

Minister for Trade issues new regulations

2017-12-05 09:43:00 PM
Khartoum, 5 Dec (SUNA)- The Minister for Trade, Hatim Al Sir on Tuesday issued a number of regulations organizing the trade and reinstating measures relate d to exports with the Ministry of Trade as well as a decision on imports of commodities for personal use. The Decision No (17) for the Fiscal year 2017, relevant to the organization of the trade procedures, stipulates the continuation of banning...

First Vice President witnesses opening of First International Festival of the Sudanese Palm and Dates

2017-12-05 06:53:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 5 (SUNA) - First Vice President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. General Bakri Hassan Salih honored Tuesday the Celebration of the Opening of the First International Festival of the Sudanese Palm and Dates. The celebration was also attended by the Minister of Agriculture Dr. Abdul Latif Al-Ajaimi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Khartoum Hamad Al-Junaibi,...

Central Bank directs banks to hand over expatriate remittances in the same currencies transferred

2017-12-05 06:37:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 5 (SUNA) - The Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS) has instructed all banks to hand over expatriate remittances in the same currencies as they have been transferred to facilitate the flow of Sudanese remittances abroad and provide them with distinctive banking services. CBOS announced, in a press circular, the dealing of all banks operating in the country in the receiving and delivery of remittances...

Sudan wins Khalifa Prize for Dates and Agricultural Innovation

2017-12-05 05:21:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 5 (SUNA) - The Acting Director General of the Agricultural Research Corporation Prof. Kamal Al-Siddiq Ahmed has affirmed that Sudan's winning of the Khalifa Prize for Dates and Agricultural Innovation was a tribute to the Agricultural Research Corporation and its researchers. Prof. Ahmed said, in statements to SUNA, that several new technologies have been approved to promote the production...

Khartoum budget for coming fiscal estimated at 23 billion SDG

2017-12-04 07:55:00 PM
Khartoum, 5 Dec (SUNA)- The Governor of Khartoum State, Lt Gen Abdul Rahim Hussein said the budget for the coming fiscal, 2018, faces huge challenges including an increase of over 36% compared to the previous fiscal 2017, forecasting it to stand at over 23 billion pounds. The governor who was addressing the Khartoum Legislature pointed that his government would focus on how to improve the living...

Agreement with World Bank to Set up Matrix for Sudan Benefit from WB's Institutions

2017-12-04 06:47:00 PM
Khartoum, Dec. 4 (SUNA) The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has agreed with the African Group in the World Bank on the setting up of a matrix for the integration of Sudan to benefit from the institutions of the WB. The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Mohamed Osman al-Rekabi during his meeting, Monday, with the Executive Director of the First African Group in World Bank...