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Release of all political detainees

2018-02-18 10:14:00 PM
Khartoum, 18 Feb (SUNA) - Over eighty people who have been held in detention in Kobber central prison, Khartoum, have been released upon directives from the President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, Sunday. Gen Abdul Rahaman Sadiq Al Mahadi, the Assistant of the Republic, on Sunday announced from inside the central prison yard that it was upon the directives of the President of the Republic, Field...

Foreign Minister meets German Deputy Foreign Minister

2018-02-18 09:17:00 PM
Khartoum, 18 Feb (SUNA)- The Minister for Defense, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, met with the German Deputy Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, where the two sides reviewed development and promotion of bilateral relations between the two countries. Professor Ghandour said Sudan welcomes German companies wishing to operate in the Sudan, referring in particular to Siemens Company which resumed operation...

FVP heads meeting of agricultural Season Follow up Higher Committee

2018-02-18 06:56:00 PM
Khartoum, 18 Feb (SUNA)-The First Vice President of the Republic, Lt Gen Bakri Hassan Salih, on Sunday headed the meeting of the Agricultural Season Follow-Up Higher Committee which was attended by the Ministers of the economic sector and the governors of the states. The meeting chaired by the Federal Prime Minister, Lt Gen Bakri Hassan Salih, focused on the outcome of the previous agricultural...

Information Ministry Undersecretary Arrives in N'djamena

2018-02-18 05:56:00 PM
N'djamena, Feb.18 (SUNA) - The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, Ambassador, Yasser Khider arrived Sunday, in the Chadian capital leading media delegation including the heads of the official media institutions . The delegation held bilateral talks with the Chadian side headed by the Ministry of Communication and Modern Technology dealing with information cooperation, training and exchanging...

VP Affirms Sudan keenness to peaceful co-Existence, tolerance and Freedom of Religions

2018-02-18 05:33:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb.18 (SUNA) - The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman has renewed Sudan's keenness to the peaceful co-existence, tolerance and freedom of religions . This came when the VP met, Sunday, at the Presidential Palace, Pope Tudors II, Pope of Alexandria and -African and briefed him on Sudan's efforts in National Dialogue and the Firearms Collection Campaign . Minister...

FM: Sudan supports and backs Ethiopia

2018-02-17 10:19:00 PM
Khartoum, 17 Feb (SUNA) - Sudan on Saturday issued a statement declaring its support and backing for Ethiopia at this critical juncture, in a way that will preserve the unity of the Ethiopian people, civil peace and security among the different components of Ethiopia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman, Ambassador Ghareeballa Al Khidir, issued a statement saying the Sudan renews its confidence...


Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria calls Pope of Coptic Orthodox Church , Chairman of World Council of Churches , Bishop of Canterbury to visit Sudan

2018-02-17 04:15:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb.17(SUNA)- The Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All African, Theodore II met at premises of Ministry of Guidance and Endowments within framework of his current visit to Sudan with a Muslim and Christian scholars , Councils of Islamic-Christian Religious Co-existence Councils and Sudan's Churches Council. The meeting was attended by Minister of Guidance and the Ministry...


Commissioner for Voluntary Return in Darfur States visits free return villages in Kabkabiya Locality

2018-02-17 01:53:00 PM
Khartoum, Feb.17(SUNA)-The Commissioner for Voluntary Return in Darfur States, Taj-Eddin Ibrahim paid visits to areas of free repatriation in Kabkabiya Locality in North Darfur State. He said the purpose of visit is to see on the ground the conditions of people who returned to their home villages and to coordinate with Government of North Darfur State in implementing programs...

NISS: Sudan faces huge challenges, requiring commitment, resolve and action

2018-02-15 09:25:00 PM
Khartoum, 15 Feb (SUNA)- The Director General of the National Intelligence and Security Service, (NISS) Lt Gen Salah Abdallah Mohamed Salih has called for bringing together efforts and for collaboration among the various regular forces to put in the buds those trying to tamper with the livelihood of the Sudanese people. He said the country was now facing huge challenges that require commitment,...

Chief Justice receives Khartoum state Governor

2018-02-15 05:52:00 PM
Khartoum, 15b Feb (SUNA) - The Chief Justice, Professor Haidar Ahmed Dafalla, on Thursday received the governor of Khartoum State, lt Gen Abdul Rahim Mohamed Hussein, and a number of other legal official at the Judiciary and at Khartoum state government levels. The meeting discussed cooperation between the ministry and the state with regards to land recording and real estate bourse as well as the bourse...