Badawi: It Is High Time to Lift Sanctions Imposed on Sudani

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Khartoum. Nov. 7 (SUNA)- The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Badawi, said that it is high time to lift the sanctions imposed on Sudan and removing its name from the US list of states sponsoring terrorism.

In his address before Sudan’s International Partners Forum, held at Corinthia Hotel in Khartoum on Thursday, the minister explained that these sanctions have affected Sudan people and economy.

He briefed the forum on the outcome of Sudan’s delegation recent participation at the IMF and World Bank annual meetings in Washington.

 Responding to the participants' interventions, Al-Badawi said that the 2020 budget will focus on services such as water, health, education and increase and provision for these services, besides allocating big funds for development in the agricultural sector, increasing wages and rehabilitation of drainage and sewage system and addressing the crises of transportation and bread shortage and moving from the commodity support to the support of all citizens.