14 June 2017

Sudan: Finance Minister Praises to Support AAAID Activities

Khartoum — The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Dr. Mohamed Osman Al-Rikabi met with the Head of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) Mohamed Bin Obaid Al Mazrowei at his office in the Ministry's buildings Wednesday within AAAID efforts to promote Arab food security.

The AAAID chairman briefed the Minister on the AAAID vision, mission, objectives and investments, reviewing its investments and companies which are distributed in the Arab countries, explaining the sectors in which the AAAID has been operating including the industrial sector as well as the agricultural and animal production alongside the services sector.

Al-Mazrowei also acquainted the Minister with the AAAID efforts to achieve food security, referring to the 3rd Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment, which it organized recently in the Sudan under the honor of President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir. He also briefed him on the conditions of the AAAID investments in sugar and oil and the difficulties facing the sectors, praising the support and concern of the Government of the Sudan with its various activities in the Republic of Sudan.

For his part, the minister praised the efforts exerted by the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development to increase investment in Sudan to back the Sudan economy, explaining that the AAAID can play major role in the field of food security for its position and experience in this domain by exploiting the expertise and capabilities in Sudan, pointing to the importance of establishing a fund to serve development in Sudan in cooperation with the Arab funds to support small farmers in the Arab world, stressing the importance of raising production and productivity for the Arab citizen.

The Minister pledged to provide all possible assistance to the Arab authority and its companies in the headquarters country to carry out its activities aiming at enhancing Arab food security and achievement of the initiative of the President of the Republic through the optimal use of agricultural resources in Sudan.

Sudan

Sudan Welcomes Arab League's Support for Lifting of U.S. Sanctions

Sudan on Tuesday expressed appreciation over stances of the Arab League (AL) in support of Khartoum at all regional and… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 Sudan News Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.