The First Vice President of the Republic Ali Osman Taha has inaugurated Tuesday at the headquarters of Kabkabia Locality a number of the establishment of services facilities which included, Kabkabia Hospital, and the agriculture exhibition. Addressed a mass rally in Kabkabia Tuesday in the presence of the governor of North Darfur state Osman Mohamed Yousif Kibir, Chairman of the Council of the States Adam Hamid Musa, federal ministers and Parliament members from Darfur and the state's Assembly, he reiterated the state's commitment to implement all the projects that would achieve the development and stability of the citizens, particularly what concerns maternal and the child health in order to resettle the treatment in the locality, stressing the federal government and the government of the state cooperation for making Kabkabia, Saraf-Umra and Tawila of the largest horticultural areas in the Sudan at the level of agricultural and animal production . Mr. Taha reiterated commitment of the state to provide all the necessary requirements on head of which the construction of Al fashir -Kabkabia road, improved seeds, the agricultural machineries and equipments, providing micro finance for the small farmers with coordination with the agriculture bank and the authority for micro finance in the framework of the implementation of the agriculture campaign programs . He called on the citizens to abandon tribalism and regionalism and to maintain peace and stability in the region.
The Vice President of the Republic Al-Haj Adam has stressed the necessity for controlling the foreign presence in the country and activating the related policies and legislations to cope with the economic development and the growing immigration rates. Mr. Adam who chaired Tuesday a meeting of the High Council for Immigration Affairs at the Cabinet's Secretariat General called for the importance of establishment of mechanism to deal with the foreign presence in the country . The Police Director General,General Hashim Osman said the meeting also discussed listing of all foreigners in Sudan . In a separate development, Mr. Vice President of the Republic has affirmed the government concern with the enhancement of sports, pledging to sponsor all activities and plans of the project of Sports-for-All in Sudan. This came when he received at his office Tuesday a delegation of the Sudanese Assocaition of Sport-for-All (for the government, civil and educational institutions), which was headed by the Chairman of the association Tariq Al-Kindi Yuosif. The meeting touched on the preparations of the assocation to organize the Nile Sports Festival, which would coincide with the Sudan Independence Day anniversary. The meeting also stressed the importance of enhancing the coordination between the association and the other sport unions in the states, pledging to remove any impediments facing the activities of the Sports-for- All project. The meeting has set November 11th in every year to be a day for sports-for-All in all the states of Sudan.
Sudan welcomed the British cooperation for strengthening peace process in Sudan, affirming the important role being played by Britain to solve Sudan issues concerning foreign debts. This came when the Assistant of the President of the Republic Abdul Rahman Al-Sadig Al-Mahdi received Tuesday the British ambassador to Sudan, Nicholas Kay and reviewed with him the bilateral relations between the two countries with special emphasis on economic and educational fields. Meanwhile, the British diplomat expressed pleasure over the meeting, affirming Britain's keenness to cooperate with Sudan to develop its relations with the Republic of South Sudan.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has categorically denied any association with information published in several media outlets, according to a report of the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) published on its website, under the title 'Sudan: security 'volcano' ready to blow in the east. " No UNDP Sudan staff has made such statements," said a statement issued by the UNDP office in Khartoum, demanding that " any media outlet that has published such information should disassociate UNDP from these articles." The statement explained that the UNDP Sudan looks forward to the continuation of its strong partnership in the years to come, in order to achieve the aspirations of the people of Sudan for sustainable human development and prosperity. The UNDP stated that "believing that the stability of East Sudan, socially, economically and from a development point of view, contributes to sustainable human development, UNDP Sudan has undertaken several development projects in East Sudan in response to the government priorities and the needs of the people, all aimed at improving the quality of life of the people of East Sudan". The UNDP has stressed in its press release the importance of carrying out various initiatives to achieve development in order to improve the life of the people of esatertn Sudan, in a view that the stability of East Sudan, socially, economically contributes to sustainable human development.