The First Vice President of the Republic, Ali Osman Mohamed Salih, is due to attend today at the Friendship Hall the signing of the contarcts of the Kuwaiti gift, amounting to 50 million US dollars, to be used for implementing development projects in East Sudan in domains of health and education.
The Assistant Executive Director of the East Sudan Reconstruction and Development Fund, Nafie Ibrahim Nafie, said that contracts for establishing 16 hospitals and 12 secondary schools will be signed Monday
He said that the signing ceremony will be attended by the Assistant of the President, Musa Mohamed Ahmed, the Presidential Advisor, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, the Minister of Finance and Chairdman of the Board of Directors of the Fund, Ali Mahmoud, and the Exexutive Dirctor of the Fund, Engineer Abu-Obeida Mohamed Duj, as well as the Kuwaiti partners.
He said that the Kuwaiti Ambassdor to Sudan, Suleiman Abdullah Al-Harbi, will be honoured during the signing ceremony in recongnition of his efforts for supporting the bilateral relations.
He commended the government and people of Kuwait for their support to Sudan in all domains, particularly the people of East Sudan.
The Assistant Executive Director of the Fund revealed that they are training the health and education cadres who will assume the management of these establishments and utilities.