Ankara — During a joint meeting held on Friday with the Governor of the State of Gaziantep as part of his visit to Turkey, the Wali (governor) of the North Kordofan State Ahmed Mohamed Haroun welcomed the Turkish investments in the state. The meeting attended by the Sudanese Ambassador to Turkey Yousuf Al-Kordofani. The Turkish State of Gaziantep expressed its desire to invest in the North Kordofan State, in addition to the cooperation between the two states in all fields and the promotion of economic and trade partnership between them. The North Kordofan State's said, in a telephone call with SUNA, that he and his Gaziantep State agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding between the two states on cooperation in various fields as well as the exchange of experiences, visits and training. Haroun also held bilateral meetings with a number of Turkish officials including the chairperson and members of the Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce, who expressed their readiness to work with the businesspersons in the State of North Kordofan in the fields of investment and trade. He also met with the chairperson of Gaziantep Stock Exchange and was briefed on their experience in crops marketing. It is noteworthy that the state of Gaziantep is one of the leading states in the field of industrial exports and has the biggest meat slaughterhouse in Europe and the city of various industries, with annual exports estimated at more than 11 billion dollars. Haroun is to conclude his visit with the meeting with the senior officials in the Turkish capital, Ankara. It is worth mentioning that the visit was met with great response from Turkish officials and businesspersons.