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Minister of International Cooperation Meets UNDP Country Director

2018-04-30 03:42:00 PM
Khartoum, April.30 (SUNA) - The Minister of International Cooperation, Idris Suleiman met, Monday the Country Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Sudan and reviewed with him the spheres of joint cooperation . The minister has revealed that UNDP team has carried out a comprehensive survey during the past period to assess the situations of the refuges and the immigrants in the three...

Finance Minister receives US Assistant Secretary at Department of Treasury

2018-04-29 09:18:00 PM
Khartoum, 29 April (SUNA) - The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, DR Mohamed Osman Rikkabi, on Sunday received the US Assistant Secretary of State at the Department of Treasury, Marshall Billingslea The minister briefed the American official on the economic situation in the Sudan and the challenges facing the Sudanese national economy as a result of keeping the name of the Sudan within...

Rikabi: Washington meeting focused on lifting the name of Sudan from terrorism list

2018-04-26 09:50:00 PM
Khartoum, 26 April (SUNA) - The Minister for Finance and Economic planning, Dr Mohamed Osman Rikabi has stressed that his meeting in Washington on the side line of the World Bank and IMF have focused on lifting the name of the Sudan from the list of countries sponsors of international terrorism, and writing off Sudan debts, expressing his hope that Sudan's name would soon be removed from that list. The...

Port Sudan Port Celebrates Delivery of Qatari and Tow Boats sent by QPMC

2018-04-26 09:27:00 PM
Khartoum, April.26 (SUNA) - The Port Sudan Harbor, Red Sea State celebrated, Thursday, the delivery of a number of cranes and tow boats sent by the Qatar Ports Management Company as the implementation of phase one of the memorandum of Understanding signed by the Company with the Sea Ports Corporation to make, Swakin Sea Port, a major port for transport of goods . The celebration was attended by the Qatari...

Meetings on Sudan-Egypt electrical connection begin

2018-04-24 02:09:00 PM
Khartoum, Apr.24(SUNA)- The joint technical meetings between Ministry of Water Resources , Irrigation and Electricity and Egypt's Sector of Electricity and Renewable Energy commenced Tuesday at premises of Sudan's Holding Electricity Company to discuss preparation of roadmap on establishment of line linking the two countries at level of 220 kilowatts. Undersecretary of Ministry...


Ownership of Block 25 Al-Rawat returns to government of Sudan

2018-04-23 07:31:00 PM
Khartoum, 23 April (SUNA) - Two Nigerian companies Express and Miassa have sold theirs shares of 30% in the Al Rawat Block 25 to the Sudanese petroleum company Sudapet, thus the block has become fully Sudanese. Sudapet will thus continue its oil exploration and production in the block according to this agreement. The Director General of the Sudanese Sudapet company, Adel Omar Ali, signed for the Sudan...

Finance: Five Shipments of Petroleum Material Arrive in Port Sudan

2018-04-23 05:40:00 PM
Khartoum, 23 April (SUNA) - The State Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Abdul Rahaman Dhirar, said five ships loaded with petroleum materials arrived in Port Sudan The five ships, including two benzene and three gasoline, started offloading their loads and the material stated being loaded to service stations areas. The minister made the statement during a meeting of the coordination...