The National Assembly will deliberate today Wednesdayon a report concerning the Elections Act of the year 2008,amended in 2011 in the third phase of its by the Legislation and Justice Committee. The NA will hear another report of its Animal, Agriculture and Water Committee on the bill for organization of the agricultural and animal production for the year 2011 in the third reading phase.
In a separate development the NAchaired by its Speaker Ahmed Ibrahim Al Tahir, Monday unanimously approved the statement of the Ministry of the Council of Ministers on the qualitative report of the unit of follow-up of implementation of Khartoum International Airport project which was presented by Dr. Mohamed Mukhtar, Minister of State at the Cabinet.
The statement explained that the project of Khartoum international airport was restructured in order to be implemented in four stages due to lack of total finance , where the first stage with capacity of 4-6 passengers per year which will take three years is to be finished by the end of the year 2014, while the second stage will be completed in the year 2020 with the capacity of 6 to 8 passengers per year, and the third stage to be completed in three years in the 2027 where the capacity will reach 8-9 million passengers per year The fourth stage is the stage of the distant future which include expansions according to the needed in the halls to reach capacity of 35 million passengers per year.
The Minister also noted that communications of the Government of Sudan with Arab funds, which have been adopted during the meetings of Arab funds in Khartoum on the first of April 2010 and the subsequent procedure in each Fund where the total funds reached $ 321 million, indicating that the promised amounts are U.S. $ 2500 million He added that the government in its efforts to bridge the funding gap has paid $ 50 million as part of the initial cost of the airport, while the government's efforts resulted in the entry of brotherly and friendly countries to bridge the gap where Turkey has contributed with $ 140 million to complete the first stage of the project in the planned 36 months The statement also indicated that the expected amount of the contribution of China in the implementation of some components of the airport will reach in its total of $ 600 million from the Bank of China for Import and Export.