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on 2012/6/5 10:08:49

Open in new windowSudan, represented in the Ministry of Minerals, was selected as an alternate chairman of the Southern and Eastern African Mineral Center (SEAMIC) which is concerned with conducting research, providing technical advisory and training in all spheres of mining for its eight member states. Sudan delegation for the meetings of SEAMIC was led by the State Minister at the Ministry of Minerals Abdul-Wahid Yousif Ibrahim, besides the Undersecretary of the Ministry Abbas Al-Sheikh and the Director of the General Directorate for Research and Training.
The minister announced, following his return from Tanzania Monday, that Sudan will host the ministerial and technical meeting of SEAMIC next year in Khartoum.
Mr Ibrahim said that the Sudan address at the meeting has focused on the impact of traditional mining on the improvement of the standard of living for thousands of families, referring to the role of his ministry in setting the policies and legal regulations for the mining sector as well as its concern with coordination with the center for initiating policies for the sector through exchange of experiences and training.
The minister pointed to the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Minerals to provide alternatives for gold extraction that are more secure and friendly to environment.
He explained that the mining activity achieved progress for local community development, stressing the need to focus on mining in the field of exploration of semi-precious stones, ornamental stones and carnelian due to its role in creating jobs for local communities.

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on 2012/6/4 11:30:33

The Joint Political and Security Committee (JPSC) between Sudan and South Sudan is expected to begin discussing today the security file in Addis Ababa.
The meeting will be chaired by the Defence Ministers of the two countries in presence of Interior Ministers. Sudanese Foreign Minister, Ali Karti and Director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Gen. Mohamed Atta will also be part of the delegation at talks in Addis Ababa.
Dr. Mutrif Siddiq, member of the Government negotiating team, said the Joint Political Committee meeting on Abyei would be convened on Thursday the 7th of June to complete the formation of Abyei Administration, Abyei Area Council, Abyei Joint Police as well as tackling the situation of IDPs in the Area

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on 2012/6/4 11:25:54

Open in new windowPresident of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, affirmed that the relations between Sudan and Libya are strategic, calling for further consolidation to these relations in all domains.
This came when President Al-Bashir received the new Sudanese Ambassador to Libya, Hajj Majed Suwar, yesterday at his office at the Republican Palace.
Meanwhile, Ambassador Suwar said in a statement to the press after the meeting that the President of the Republic gave directives to work to boost the relations between Sudan and Libya and to gave concern to the issues of the Sudanese experts and expatriates in Libya and to contribute to cementing the bilateral relations in order to serve the political and economic interests of the peoples of the two countries.
Ambassador Suwar said that Libya after the Revolutions has become closer to Sudan, particularly in the regional arena, explaining that Sudan is looking forward to retain the constructive cooperation with Libya.

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on 2012/6/4 11:23:45

Open in new windowThe Minister of Oil, Dr. Awad Ahmed Al-Jaz, has called on the workers at the Company of Khartoum Oil Refinery to be of high aspiration and to exert more efforts to increase the productivity.
This came when he met at his office yesterday with the Trade Union of the he Company of Khartoum Oil Refinery.
The minister has lauded the role of the trade union in preserving stability the refinery, urging them to work as one team and in patriotic responsibility.
He emphasized that the refinery has become the economic lifeline of Sudan and reflecting the fruit of the distinguished relations between Sudan and China
The Chairperson of Khartoum Oil Refinery's Trade Union said that their trade union has played prominent role in the events that Sudan has surpassed and launched convoys to the Blue Nile State, Abyei and Heglig as well as carring out local activities.
He stressed that they prepared a strategic battalion from civil defense personnel and the Mujahideen to defend the territories of homeland.

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on 2012/6/4 11:18:49

Open in new windowThe Popular Authority for Cultural and Social Communication organized yesterday at the premises of the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) a Festival of Thanks to the Homeland Soldiers, in collaboration with the Higher Commission for Mobilization and Alert with wide participation of youths, sportsmen and Sufi sects.
The participants have stood for one minute in honor of the role of the Armed Forces, other regular forces and Mujahideen to the liberation of Higlig area.
The Commissioner at Khartoum State, Hassan Al-Ja'afari, said that the standing of the participants was one to express thanks and gratitude to the Armed Forces for defending homeland.
Meanwhile, the Director-General of the Security and Intelligence, Eng.Mohamed Atta Abas, has lauded the strong stand of the Sudanese people alongside the regular forces, saying that the battle in Higlig area has united the rank of the Sudanese people.
He stressed that the country will never be attacked by any enemy as long as the Sudanese people are supporting to the Armed Forces, calling on Khartoum State and the Higher Committee for Mobilization and Alert to press ahead with the mobilization and alert process.
Att the conclusion of the festival, the Director-General of the Security and Intelligence was awarded Al-Jada'a Medal.

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