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.