The Minister of Interior, Abdul-Wahid Yousif, inspected Tuesday on the overall security and criminal situation at a number of localities in the North Kordofan State, including the mining areas .
He paid a field visit to a number of the mining sites at Um Badir area in Sodari Locality, where he affirmed stability of the security situation and the protection of companies operating in the investment field, assuring sending of the Central Emergency Forces to those areas to boost the security and stability process in the state..
He affirmed the importance of the mining work that being carried out by the investment companies, besides the traditional mining.
Meanwhile, the governor of North Kordofan State, Ahmed Mohamed Haroun, explained that the tradional mining became the largest labor sector.
The Minister of Minerals Engineer, Ahmed Mohamed Saddiq AL-Karouri, revealed that the number of people working in the mining field in Sudan has exceeded million persons, referring to the state's trend to improve the mining environment.