Assistant of President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed, received in his office in the Republican Palace the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Khartoum, Tomas Ulicny, and discussed the launching of EU project for support of basic education in East Sudan.
The Assistant of the President affirmed the importance of the project for maintaining peace in East Sudan, disclosing that the project would help enrollment of half-million children in basic education in the Red Sea, Kassala and Gadarif States .
He indicated that the project will also help realizing sustainable development and implementation of the Peace Agreement.
The EU Ambassador gave a full briefing on the EU project which will be implemened at the cost of 12 million Euros, explaining that the project will be implemented by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Swedish Save Children, in collaboration with Ministry of Education.
Ulicny further said that EU has fulfilled its commitments declared at the Donors Conference in Kuwait, unveiling that peace support in East Sudan depends on availing more freedom of movement for the organizations implementing the project.