The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdalla Al-Theni, arrived in Khartoum yesterday on a three-day visit and received at Khartoum Airport by the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and number of ministers and senior government officials.
In a press statement at Khartoum Airport, the Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, described the Sudanese - Libyan relations as eternal, indicating that the program set for the Libyan Prime Minister's visit will reveal firmness of the relations between the Sudanese government and the elected Libyan government.
He said that the visit of the Libyan government to Sudan affirms the endeavor to put the relations between Sudan and Libya on the right track.
He said that both sides look forward for realizing the common interests of the two countries and peoples.
Karti said that the Libyan Prime Minister will attend graduation of a number of Libyan officers who were trained in Sudan as part of the security and military agreement which was signed by the two countries when the Libyan Prime Minister, Abdalla Al-Theni, was the Minister.
The Libyan Prime Minister and the President of the Republic will hold talks at the Guest House.
The Libyan Prime Minister will meet at his residence at Corinthia Hotel in Khartoum with the First Vice - President, the Assistant of the Republic, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, the Minister of Defence, the Chairman of the Security and Intelligence Organ and members of the Sudanese Businessmen Union.
The delegation accompanying the Libyan Prime Minister included the Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Mahdi Al-Labbad, the Foreign Minister, Mohamed Al-Dayeri, the Minister of Labor, Massaoud Abul-Gasim, the Minister of Economy, Munir Asr, and the Advisor and Director of the Prime Minister's office, Mahmoud Abu-Bahia.