President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, yesterday returned home after a two-day visit to Cairo at the invitation of the Egyptian President, Abdul-Fatah Al-Sisi He was received upon return at Khartoum Airport by the First Vice - President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih In a press statement, the Minister of Investment, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, has described the visit as successful by all means, referring to the deeply-rooted and historic relations between the Sudanese and Egyptian peoples He said that President Al-Bashir has held talks with the Egyptian President and met with a delegation of Egyptian elites and conducted dialogue with the bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual concern. Dr. Ismail said that the President of the Republic also met with Egyptian investors and businessmen and deliberated about the fields of investments in Sudan and the Egyptian investments in the country, calling on the Egyptian investors to benefit from the four freedoms agreement Dr. Ismail said that the President of the Republic has held a meeting with President Al-Sisi prior to his return to Khartoum and exchanged views on political, economic and external relations issues. On the issue of Halaib, Dr. Ismail said that the two sides agreed to review the agreed upon issues and then to discuss the disputed issues, adding that the two presidents have called on the media in two countries to live up to the challenge and to protect the interests of the two countries.
The First Vice President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Barki Hassan Salih, has got acquinted with the outcome of the visit of the Minister of Finance and National Economy to the United States of America and his participation in the annual meeting of the Group of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB), during which he informed on the Sudan economic performance in the past period and the positive aspects of the economy performance approved by the WB and the positive developments on the political aspects. The Finance Minister Dr. Bader-Eddin Mahmoud indicted , following his meeting with the First Vice President at the Republican Palace Sunday, that he has briefed him on the outcomes of the meetings with a number of the arab and African ministers and the officials of the world bank and the positive outcomes achieved , specially in regard of the IMF program with the sudan and the WB projects in the sudan He noted that the meeting has also tackled the five-year program and the directives of the new budget due to be presented to the Council of Ministers, the positive indications in the economic performance, the low rates of inflation and the improvement of the exchange rate, pointing to the positive developments in the treatment of external debt He also said that he has briefed the First Vice President on the Finance Ministry preparation for financing the winter season
Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, has got informed on the general security situation in South Darfur State and the arrangements adopted by the state to secure the harvest season and to halt the security violations This came when Hassabo received Sunday at the Republican Palace the Governor of South Darfur State, Maj. Gen. Adam Mahmoud Jaral-Nabi. He affirmed the keenness of the Presidency of the Republic to support the state's developmental and services' projects He appreciated the efforts of South Darfur State to patch up the rift in the social fabric through tribal reconciliations. In a press statement, Jaral-Nabi said that he informed the Vice - President on the state plans for the coming stage, affirming prevalence of security and stability all over the state.
The Egyptian President, Abdul-Fatah Al-Sisi, said that the visit of President Omer Al-Bashir came when the political and people's will in Sudan and Egypt has united for achieving an unprecedented progress in the bilateral relations in all fields At a joint press conference he held Sunday noon at Al-Qubba Palace in Cairo, President Al-Sisi said that the talks he held with President Al-Bashir were very constructive and reflected the will of the two leaderships to consolidate the bilateral relations He indicated that the two sides agreed to boost mechanisms of consultation and coordination, adding that the two parties also reviewed means of reactivating the cooperation between Sudan and Egypt. Al-Sisi said that the two sides agreed on upgrading the joint high-level ministerial committee to a presidential one which is to be co-chaired by the Presidents of Sudan and Egypt, adding that the two parties also agreed on holding bilateral ministerial meetings in the coming period.. President Al-Sisi said that his talks with President Al-Bashir included the developments at the regional, African neighbors and the Middle East, indicating that they agreed to intensify efforts for realizing stability in Libya and supporting the free choices of the Libyan people and its legitimate institutions, top of them is the National Libyan Army.
President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and the Egyptian President, Field Marshal Abdul-Fatah Al-Sisi, have affirmed their keenness to consolidate the cooperation between Sudan and Egypt in all domains At a press conference they held yesterday at Al-Qubba Palace in Cairo by the end of the visit of President Al-Bashir to Egypt, Presidents Al-Bashir and Al-Sisi affirmed existence of a strong political will in the two countries to push ahead the relations between them to the level of distinguished and model integration between Sudan and Egypt in all fields Presidents Al-Bashir and Al-Sisi indicated that the two countries to promote the joint higher Sudanese - Egyptian ministerial committee into a presidential one which is co-headed by the two presidents President Al-Bashir said that the sides have reached full agreement on all the issues that were discussed at the bilateral level, besides their agreement on the issues that were reviewed at the regional and international relations level. President Al-Bashir has asserted existence of a strong will at both sides to consolidate further the bilateral relations for the interest of the Sudanese and Egyptian peoples He called on the media to play a positive role for bolstering the relations between Sudan and Egypt. He indicated that the Sudanese and Egyptian sides have expressed their commitment to remove any impediments facing progress of the bilateral relations and the exchange of benefits, referring to the agreement of the two sides to promote the joint higher ministerial committee to a presidential one which is to meet in Khartoum and Cairo to follow up implementation of the agreements between Sudan and Egypt.