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on 2012/12/24 11:25:06

Open in new window The Minister of Industry Engineer Abdal-Wahab Mohamed Osman held at office yesterday a meeting with the Committee of Oil, in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry Bilal Yousuf Al-Mubarak and the Representative of the Industrial Development Bank.
The meeting discussed ways of financing the crops of peanuts, sesame and sunflower for oil mills for industrial purposes within the plan of the ministry to replace imports and increase exports of vegetable oils.
The Minister of Industry underlined that the commodity of oil from within the objectives of the tripartite economic program, calling oil mills to get funding from the Industrial Development Bank to purchase the production of beans, sunflower and sesame to provide inputs for the factories of oils.
He revealed that the ministry's plan was to link agriculture with industry to achieve added value for various agricultural products, calling for a meeting for all the oil mills to determine the size of fund from each bank to finance purchase of oilseeds.
For his part, the Chairman of the Chamber of Oils Salah Bashir disclosed the plan of the chamber on the trend to export the surplus of edible oils to a number of countries, stressing readiness of oil mills and factories to achieve self-sufficiency from edible oil.

on 2012/12/24 11:21:30

Open in new window The Director General of the Sudanese Agency for Atomic Energy Prof. Mohamed Ahmed Hassan has revealed existence of joint Arab cooperation in the fields of development of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and the related technology as well as implementation of Arab collective program including joint projects for development of the use of this technology to serve various domains of development in the Arab region, especially the areas of energy, water, medicine, agriculture and industry.
Prof. Hassan lauded holding of the 11th Scientific Conference for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy in Sudan, explaining that it considered as an important step in the Arab development and socio-economic progress.
This came when he addressed yesterday, the inaugural sitting of the activities of the conference at Coral Hotel under auspices of President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir. He asserted that the official Arabic concern with the peaceful uses of nuclear energy began in Khartoum Summit in 2009 where Khartoum Communiqué sent a clear signal to the Arab states and the concerned institutions with the importance of taking advantage from the atomic energy peaceful technologies in the process of comprehensive economic development.
The Director General of Sudanese Agency for Atomic Energy pointed out that the Arab states have signed all international conventions on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, adding that the Arab states also subjected all their nuclear facilities to the provisions of the system of the International Atomic Energy Agency's guarantees, explaining that the nuclear technology is not limited to electricity's generation in nuclear power plants, but includes agriculture, health, environment and industry as well as other fields.

on 2012/12/24 11:18:47

The Chairman of the General Union of Sudanese Businessmen and Employers Saud Mamoon Al-Berair is due to take part in the activities of the preparatory Arab Private Sector's Forum for the Third Session of the Arab Summit for Socio-economic Development, hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in its Capital, Riyadh under patronage of the Foreign Minister, His Royal Highness Prince Saud Al-Faisal, during the 12th - 13th of next January, 2013.
Al-Berair is to address the forum, which will be held under the theme "Towards an Effective Partnership of Arab Private Sector and Economic Integration" .
SUNA informed that the activities of the opening session of the form will be addressed by the Saudi Foreign Minister, the Minister of Trade and Industry Dr. Tawfig Al-Reba'ah and the Chairman of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab Countries Adnan Kassar as well as the Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers Engineer Abdullah bin Saeed Al-Mubty and the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Dr. Nabil Al-Araby.

on 2012/12/23 10:36:43

Open in new window The First Vice-President of the Republic Ali Osman Taha will address today Sunday the inaugural sitting of the Eleventh Arab Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy which will be held in Khartoum during December 23-27 with participation of 9 Arab countries and over 150 scholars and experts. The Minister of Science and Communications Issa Bashari said Saturday at a Press Forum of the Sudan News Agency that the Conference which will be held under auspices of the President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Albashir, came as a response to call by the Arab leaders in their 2006 summit in Khartoum to develop the peaceful uses of atomic power in the Arab countries, adding that Sudan gives concern to peaceful uses of atomic power and has made considerable steps in this connection in collaboration with the Arab Atomic Energy Agency.
The Director-General of Sudan Atomic Energy Commission Mohammed Hassan Al-Tayeb indicated to peaceful uses of atomic energy in water desalination, human and animal health and teaching of references in universities.

on 2012/12/23 10:30:32

Open in new windowThe Presidential Aide Nafi Ali Nafi said that the government was keen on strengthening relations with the South Sudan as a strategic issue. He welcomed results reached recently by the negotiation teams of the two countries concerning implementation of the security arrangements concluded earlier in the Ethiopian capital. Mr. Nafi added Saturday in a TV show the opposition had to develop mechanisms of dialogue and to identify issues of differences in order to solve them. He pointed out that doors for dialogue were open to discuss crucial national issues.
On his part the leader of the opposition party the Umma National Party Assadiq Almahdi said that his party was working to reach peaceful solutions for the national issues. He assured importance of denying violence and seeking external support in solving the national issues. Mr. Almahdi said that dialogue among the political forces was an active step to overcome challenges facing the homeland.

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