21 February 2018

Sudan: FVP Forms Committee to Consider Stiffer Penalties for Smuggling of Minerals and Currencies

Khartoum — The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister , Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has issued a decision forming a Committee to consider firmer penalties and to review articles on incrimination of smuggling of minerals, currencies and commodities.

The Committee will be chaired by the Attorney-General's First Assistant , Husham-Eddin Osman Ibrahim,

" The decision orders all ministries to forward proposals about the issue to the Committee within three days" Husham-Eddin said in a statement to SUNA.

He added the Committee comprises representatives of the General Prosecution, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Minerals, Central Bank of Sudan, Ministry of Trade , Customs Corporation, Mine Police Directorate , and Legal Department of the Federal Council of Ministers.

The Attorney-General First Assistant pointed out that formation of the committee comes as implementation to directives of President of the Republic and Chairman of the Higher Council on Exchange Rate Control.

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