11 September 2012

Sudan: President Al-Bashir to Begin Official Visit to Cairo On Sunday

Photo: UN Photo/Erin Siegal
President Omar Al-Bashir

Khartoum — President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, is due to begin next Sunday a two-day official visit to Cairo to hold talks with the Egyptian President, Dr. Mohamed Mursi, and other senior officials. I

n a statement to SUNA, the Press Secretary of the President of the Republic, Imad Sid-Ahmed, said that the visit will be the first of the President of the Republic to Egypt after election of Dr. Mohamed Mursi to the presidency of Egypt, adding that the visit aims for continuity of the consultations between the two presidents.

He said that the visit of President Al-Bashir to Egypt also comes as part of the official and people's contacts between the peoples of the two countries. Sid-Ahmed explained that the talks between President Al-Bashir and President Mursi will review means for boosting the bilateral relations in different fields and issues of concern to the peoples of Sudan and Egypt. Meanwhile, Sudan Ambassador to Cairo, Kamal Hassan Ali, said that the visit of President Al-Bashir will prove prevalence of will at the highest level in both Sudan and Egypt to prop up implementation of joint projects and the agreements that they have signed concerning the four freedoms and implementing the land transport road by inauguration of the land road linking Sudan and Egypt.

President Al-Bashir will be accompanied during the visit by a high-level delegation that includes the Minister of the Presidency of the Republic, the Foreign Minister, the Director of Security and Intelligence, the Minister of Agriculture, the Minister of Electricity and Dams, the Minister of Animal Resources, the Minister of Industry and the Rapporteur of the Higher Council for Investment.

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