2018 be devoted to Animal Wealth Development: Animal wealth Minister

Gms: Khartoum, 5 January 2018 (SUNA)

Sudan Animal Wealth Minister, Bushara Juma'a Aro, has stressed that the current fiscal year 2018 will be devoted to animal wealth development in the country, closely coordinating and exchanging views with the states to increase production and productivity.

 The Minister who was on visit to North Kordufan State said it was high time for the states and the center to coordinate efforts and work together for upgrading the animal sector so as to meet the international demand on Sudan's naturally fed, disease-free livestock.
 The Minister held a meeting with the governor of North Kordufan state, Ahmed Mohamed Haroon who underlined that his state host 22.4% of the total animal wealth in the country.
 He said plans are underway to erect an export center in North Kordufan state
 The governor told the meeting that for a sustainable development in the animal wealth, the private and public sectors have to work jointly to this end. He said the recently inaugurated western Sudan highway would help facilitate export of animal wealth from the state to the various ports.



Gms: Khartoum, 20 January 2018 (SUNA)

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan Hazim Abdul Qadir said that in the context of the ongoing review and accompanying policies and to facilitate and simplify the calculation of the exchange rate by banks and exchange rates selling houses, the incentive rate was absorbed in the indicative price in accordance with the system of flexible exchange rate for the mechanism of the Central Bank of the exchange rate to govern the change of ranges around the indicative price, which must be followed by banks and exchange rates selling houses and announce their purchase and sale prices within these ranges;  this shows that the Central Bank of Sudan still adopts the managed exchange rate system and has not been converted to another system in the management of the exchange rate.

The minister of animal resources, Bushara Jumma Arro called for mobilizing all efforts for the slogan of "Sudan the food parcel of the world". The ministry plans for organizing a national conference next February for the purpose.

Gms: Khartoum, 19 January 2018 (SUNA)

The Sudan News Agency (SUNA) Regular Forum is due to host on Saturday, January 20, at 12 noon, the Minister of Trade, the Director General of the Sudanese Free Markets and Zones,

The Swedish government has signed a partnership agreement with the UN fund for habitats and development to provide financial aid to Sudan to boost developmental purposes.

Gms: Kosti, 16 January 2018 (SUNA)

Eng. Ahmed Mohamed Yousuf, Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Irrigation in the White Nile State, confirmed that the winter season crops plantation is going well.