Khartoum — The Investment Minister, Mubark al-Fadil al-Mahdi, noted that he expects the lifting of the US sanctions on Sudan because of the great support the Sudan found from the European countries and the US administration.
He added in a press statement to SUNA, that the Sudan continues and progressing in normalization of relations with the world's countries, especially the European countries, indicating that the Sudan's geographical and regional positions oblige these countries to cooperating with in achieving stability in the region, to resolve issues in the continent and to avoid its impacts.
He indicated that the lifting of the sanctions requires arrangements, to create good climate and to normalize relations with the financial institutions in order to open way for banking cooperation, a matter which would open horizons with the private sector, and attract many countries to cooperate with the Sudan.
He expressed hope for the lifting of the Sudan's name from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, pointing to the progress achieved by the expecting talks with number of the Darfur actions and the people's movement next month.
He announced readiness of the ministry to meet requirements of post sanction period to benefit from the banking facilitations, expanding investments, providing funding for a number of the strategic projects and the maximum utilization of gold.