President Bashir awards "Nilein Order" to Ethiopian ambassador to Sudan

Gms: Khartoum, October 11 (SUNA)

Sudan President Omar Bashir, on Monday, bestowed the Nilein Order, First Class, on the Ethiopian ambassador to the Sudan, Abadi Zemu, for the role he played and in appreciation for his efforts in promotion of the Sudanese Ethiopian relations.

 The ambassador pointed out in statements following his meeting with the president and his reception of the decoration that during his six years in the Sudan he has witnessed full cooperation and coordination with the different Sudanese bodies and that his country's relations with the Sudan are moving ahead in steady steps towards development and progress.
 He said the coming period will focus on implementation of the agreements signed between the two countries since 2013 within the context of the Higher economic committee between the two sides, as headed by vice president Hassabu on the Sudanese side and the Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Miriam Dessalegn on the Ethiopian side.
 He said the two sides will start reaping the fruits of these agreements by the year 2018. He said Port Sudan sea port would be used to reactivate trade and boost economic cooperation between the two sides.
 He said the Ethiopian Bank of Commerce will open a branch in Sudan while the railway will be extended between the two countries, referring as well to supplying Sudan with electricity from the Ethiopian GRED dam in implementation of the directives given by the higher po0litical leaderships in Sudan and in Ethiopia.


Commissioner Madame MayadaSuar Al-Dahab said that Khartoum state is launching a new initiative and adopting new methods to fight drug circulation and trafficking in the state next year. The commissioner described the drug as a threat to the national security. She called for the mobilization of all the parties in the battle againstdrug.

The former first vice president Ali Osman Mohammad Taha

The former first vice president Ali Osman Mohammad Taha stressed the importance of the discussion of all the intellectual issues concerning the youths.

The first vice president the PM Bakri Hassan Saleh launched the youth week organized by the youth union in the Red Sea.

Gms: Khartoum, 9 Dec. 2017 (SUNA)

The meeting of the Council of the Minister of Minerals Wednesday recommended development of an investment geological map for the precious and semi-precious stones in the country besides establishment of three laboratories to inspect, cut and form precious stones.

The First Vice President the (PM) Bakri Hassan Saleh willhonor next Sunday the tenth of December the closing session of the third copy of the Afrabia prize which is organized by the Arab-African council.