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on 2015/7/26 9:50:00

Open in new windowThe Sudanese minister of Agriculture Ibrahim Addikhiri and his Egyptian counterpart Salah Hilal discussed implementation of joint agricultural and irrigation projects. Mr Addikhiri said the Egyptian minister’s visit to Sudan comes in the context of cooperation between the two countries in the agricultural field. He a dded in a statement to the Sudan radio the delegation led by the minister had a tour in the Blue Nile state to see the agriculture projects there .
On his part, the Egyptian minister said their visit to Sudan aimed at discussing progress of joint agricultural projects.

on 2015/7/25 11:17:47

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In continuation of the cordial discussion during the 6th TNC meeting held in Cairo 1-3 July 2015, the Sudanese capital Khartoum hosted the 7th meeting of the TNC during 22-24 July 2015, headed by the ministers of water affairs from the three count4ies (Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Sudan) with the participation of their technical delegations, a joint press release issued at the end of the three day meeting.
The meeting concentrated on discussing the remaining points during the 6th meeting concerning contracting the consultancy firms to carry out the two IPOE recommended studies, the release explained.
It said the meeting succeeded in resolving the remaining points and decided to instruct the lead consulting firm to present the updated technical proposal to the three counties by the 12th of august 2015.
The three ministers are keen to preserve the spirit of cooperation among the three countries bearing in mind the win-win solution and the guidance from their political leaders.
The ministers agreed on a road map for the way forward and to hold the coming 8th TNC meeting in Addis Ababa on 20-21 August 2015, as a step forward to sign the contract with the lead consultancy firm, it concluded.

on 2015/7/25 11:13:45

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, returned home Friday concluding a four day tour.
The tour took the minister to Chad, Niger, Guinea Conakry and Gambia where he met with heads of state and delivered messages from President Omar Bashir on bilateral relations, political coordination and resolving African issues within the continent.
Professor Ghandour started his tour with Chad where he was received by President Idris Debbi, at Um Giris town in the presence of the Chadian minister of foreign affairs Musa Fakki. In Niger he was received by President Musa Yusufu in the presence of the minister of foreign affairs Aishatu Bulama.
In the two countries he held talks with his counterparts dealing with bilateral cooperation and coordination in the region and international forums.
In Guinea Conakry, the minister, professor Ghandour was received by the president of Guinea professor Alpha Konde, in the presence of the Guinean Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ghandour handed the Guinean president a message from president Bashir.
The two sides held talks on bilateral cooperation and coordination between eh two counties in regional and international forum and on cooperation on issues related to the African continent's security and peace.
Ghandour briefed the president of Guinea on efforts exerted by the government of Sudan to achieve peace and stability in the country.
He also briefed the Guinean president on the national dialogue process in the Sudan.

on 2015/7/25 11:09:42

The Chairman of the Darfur Regional Authority, Dr Tigani Sesi has stressed that the priority of the Darfur regional authority will remain the implementation of the strategic development projects in the region, to achieve stability and development in the region in line with the Doha Documents for peace in Darfur.
Dr Sesi told the Sudan news Agency that arrangements are currently underway to establish the Darfur Development Bank and that there is full coordination between the government, the state of Qatar, the Darfur regional authority and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation.
He said a coordination meeting will be held in Jeddah, in the coming few days on the issue of the establishment of the said bank.
He said the development banks to be inaugurated next week will help with the stability in the region of Darfur, urging the armed rebel movement to respond to the peace call and spare the blood shedding of the civilians in Darfur.
He pinpointed that there was genuine desire from all people in the region to reach a negotiated pace in Darfur through the Doha Document for peace in Darfur DDPD.

on 2015/7/23 10:20:00

Open in new windowThe President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Albasher received, at his office at the Republican Palace, the Chairman of the International Federation of Journalists Jim Boumelha in a meeting attended by the Chairman of the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU), Assadig Arrezegi and heads of East and Central African Press Federations .
Arrezegi said in press statements following the meeting Wednesday that they discussed the situations of freedom of press in Sudan and the necessity of strong and free press.
He pointed out that President Albasher has responded to all the questions raised by the journalists, adding that President Albasher considered the press as the major partner of power as it represents the real mirror of reality .
The Chairman of the International Federation of Journalists expressed pleasure over meeting President Albasher, noting that they agreed on what should be done to improve press performance .
He affirmed his federation's support to SJU to protect the rights of journalists . Jim-Boumelha of International Federation of Journalists

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