Cabinet Approves Financial Report of First Half of Year 2017

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 10 (SUNA)

 The Sudan Council of Ministers has approvedin its meeting, on Tuesday, chaired by the First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, the report of the first half of the financial year 2017, which was presented by the state Minister of Ministry of Finance and National Economy, Abdul-Rahman Dirar

The spokesman of the cabinet, Dr. Omer Mohamed Salih, noted in press statement that the gross national production will amount by the end of fiscal year to 872 billion SDG against 693 SDG for the year 2016, while the inflation rate rise during the first half of this year to 34% against 13% for the same period in 2016.
He pointed to the decline in the deficit of the trade balance from 2.1 billion dollar to 678 million dollar with the percentage of 67%, while the public revenues has increased with the percentage of 33% while the actual performance of the oil revenues reached 99.8 %.
In part of the expenditure, the actual performance of workers' compensation amounted to 97%, 71% for the purchase of goods and services, and 276% for the strategic goods support and for social benefits the percentage of 94%.
Dr. Omar said that the Council of Ministers has approved the recommendations of the report, the most important of which is the increase in revenues from real sources, the rationalization of public expenditures, the implementation of the accelerated program for oil production, the increase in the productivity of strategic commodities and the continuation of the Bank of Sudan in the purchase and export of gold.


Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 16 (SUNA)

 The Sudan Minister of Industry, Musa Karama, announced Sunday, in the National Industrialization Day, a number of treatments for obstacles facing industry, on top of which the agreement with 10 banks to resolve problems of the stalled factories, resolve the factories electricity problems in the industrial areas, paving roads, the focus on research by linking manufacturers with innovative students, and unifying of the administrative window through coordination relations and integration with the relevant bodies.

 The famous leftist woman Fatima Ahmad Ibraheem has died. Although she was a prominent figure in the Communist Party and a devoted foe of the Islamist regime in Sudanbut the Presidential establishment paid tribute to her and described her in an official statement as “a national figure”. Fatima indeed led a strange life.

The Sudanese Azhari University excelled in the national competition about the teaching of the humanitarian International law organized by the International Red Cross Committee.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 14 (SUNA)

The Governor of Khartoum State, Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein has underlined the State' resolve to raise production, achieve food security, substitute imports and increase exports.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 12 (SUNA)

 The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, in collaboration with the Sudanese Society for the Cultivation and Care for Palms, Wednesday, signed a protocol on the sponsorship of the 10th. festival of the Sudanese palms and dates, with the state of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), represented by Khalifa International Prize for Dates Palms and Agricultural Creation, in the presence of Sabri al-Daawo Bakhiet, the State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Hamad Mohamed al- Junaibi the Ambassador of UAE, Nasir al -Deen Sholgami the society deputy secretary general, the representatives of the society for the care and cultivation of palms and a number of representatives of the public, private sectors and the relevant authorities.