The Foreign Minister Ali Karti has announced the start of dialogue with Russian research and studies' centers for initiating relations with the Russian companies and investors for attracting them to operate in Sudan and to remove any obstacles facing the Russian investments in Sudan. In his address Wednesday before the National Assembly, Mr. Karti said that Sudan will work in the coming period for strengthening its embassy in Moscow and supplying it with a distinguished diplomatic cadre for consolidating further the relations with Russia which remained supporting Sudan at the international and regional forums.
The Foreign Affairs Minister pointed out that the coming stage will also witness great concern with the enhancement of Sudan economic and political relations with Turkey as well as establishing diplomatic representation with some European countries that have good relations with Sudan, especially Czech, Hungary and Ireland. Mr. Karti said that Sudan will work to bolster its economic partnership with China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan, besides increasing the nonresident diplomatic representation with a number of friendly countries like Thailand, Sri Lanka and Philippine and establishing resident representation with Australia which can contribute to the investments at the agricultural and animal resources fields.
The minister also pointed to Sudan endeavor to strengthen its economic relations with Japan, referring to the fruitful dialogue between Sudan and Japan for transferring its support from the field of humanitarian work to the field of development.