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.


Govt Militia Starts 'Head-Shaving Campaign' in Khartoum North

Members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), Sudan's main militia, began shaving the heads of men with "deviant hair… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2018 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 600 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.