The Governor of Moheili Island of Comoros Saed Mohammed Saeed, accompanied by political and executive officials, will start today Monday a six-day visit to the Algazira State during which he will meet the governor of Gezira State Alzubair Bashir Taha, and members of his government and sign a twinship protocol between the State of Algazira and Moheili Island. Advisor of the governor of Algazira State Alsharif Omar Al-Sharif stated that the delegation's visit aims to stand on the experience of the State in the fields of culture, social, economic and cohesion of the social fabric toward boosting efforts of Moheili's government for formation of their own state. Mr. Alsharif added that the delegation's visits include meetings with state's ministries and offocials of the University of Holy Quran, Algaziraâ€™s agricultural Scheme, Sugar Company, Wad-El-Fadni Quran Schools at El-Hassahisa Locality in addition to visits to the Radio and TV stations of Algazira State.
The Head of the visiting delegation of the fact-finding committee of the Pan African Parliament(PAP)and Deputy Speaker of the PAP, Juliana Katenguwa,has expressed hope the committee will success in its tasks and to lead to realize of peace, stability and security in the two countries In the press conference which was held with journalists and pressmen in Khartoum Ms Katenguwa. has called on the journalists to bias to peace and humanitarian side and not to obscure the facts, noting that is everyone understands the other one we could reach to stability and peace in the two countries. The Head of the fact-finding committee of the PAP said that the mission of the committee is to collect information and to know the problems and to make the two parties to understand each other a matter which will lead to reconciliation and shaking hands.indicating that the Pan African Parliament has experience in easing tensions between countries where it was contributed in the realization of peace in Darfur region. Then the visiting delegation of the PAP has informed by the journalists on the nature of the relations between Sudan and South Sudan State as well as relations between journalists of the two States and how did the international and local media deal with the tension between the two countries The chairman of the External Relations at the National Assembly ,Mohamed Al-Hassan Al-Amin, noted that the government is ready to sit and negotiate to resolve the outstanding issues but it does not accept violation of its sovereignty and its economy
The National Congress Party( NCP) External Relations chairperson, Ibrahim Ghandour, has affirmed yesterday Sudan's keenness to realize peace and establish good neighborliness relations with State of South Sudan. Following his meeting with the visiting delegation of the fact-finding committee of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), chaired by the Deputy Speaker of the PAP, Juliana Katenguwa, the chairman of the NCP External Relations said that the key controversial issues between Sudan and South Sudan State is representing in the security arrangements ,oil and borders and Abyei area. He has briefed the PAP mission on Sudan's stance and its proposals on the said issues and provided the fact-finding committee of the PAP with written document to enhance and support the stance of the Sudan, calling on the mission to urge the other party to interact with and commit to the efforts that will lead to realize peace and common interests for the citizens of the two countries. On her part, the chairwoman of the fact-finding committee of the PAP,has expressed satisfaction over the briefing that has been made by Dr. Ghandour, saying the peace has no price and should be achieved via agreement between the two sides.
The Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS) will inaugurate the national project for microfinance's officers today at the Friendship Hall under the auspices and honor of the First Vice President of the Republic, Ali Osman Mohamed Taha. The project is designed to train 1000 graduates over six months to work as microfinance officers and to evaluate microfinance projects at commercial banks. The Bank of Sudan's initiative is in line with its policy to expand microfinance operations in all Sudan and to contribute to the capacity-building of banks to provide microfinance service. The microfinance will have a global pattern for the beneficiaries, in accordance with CBOS' strategic axes for the 2012-2016 period. CBOS also aims for capacity-building and training to fill the shortage of bankers specializing in dealing with beneficiaries, as well as training on preparing feasibility studies for microfinance projects of privacy and specialization. The training program prepared for the microfinance officers and feasibility studies contain three major training suitcases in the basics of the work of banks and microfinance operations on selection and evaluation of projects for 6 months, covering the period of training which will be at bank branches. An agreement was reached with Sudan Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences to conduct training courses. The Bank of Sudan addressed the banks to nominate officers of microfinance (two for each branch) to cover their branches in Sudan according to specific specializations. CBOS also pledged to bear training expenses, to encourage the project, and to pay the officers' salaries for two years, after which the banks will pay for the expenses and employee salaries.
Government of Eastern Darfur State announced the success of the agricultural season Minister of Agriculture and Forestry at the said state, Mastour Ahmed Abdul Majid revealed arrangements and procedures set by the state for the success of the agricultural season, adding, "the state government provided all aides and input of pesticides, aircraft and airports for spraying by aircraft, where the operations started in some areas, to include all parts of the state in the coming days ", pointing out that survey teams began their tasks to identify areas of starlings. Abdul Majid confirmed that they had open all the tracks, which contributed to the lack of friction between farmers and pastoralists and created a kind of coexistence between them, pointing out that the coordination meeting, which brought together ministers of agriculture in the states of Darfur discussed securing of agricultural season in the region.