Sudan and India Resume Meetings of Joint Ministerial Committee after 17 Years StoppageFebruary/21 | pm:12:53 / No Comments 239 views
Khartoum- Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour left yesterday for the Indian capital of New Delhi, leading the delegation of Sudan for the meetings of the third session of the Joint Ministerial Committee between Sudan and India, scheduled for February 21-22.
The Sudanese delegation also includes Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud, Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Mutaz Musa and Director of Asian Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Abdelwahab Mohamed.
The delegation also comprises Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan Hazim Abdelgadir and the Undersecretaries of the Ministries of Investment and International Cooperation besides representatives of the Ministries of Petroleum and Gas, Agriculture, Justice and Trade.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ghandour, is carrying a message from President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir to Indian Prime Minister Narendra
The Sudan News Agency said the message of Al Bashir to Modi comes in expression of the deeply rooted relations linking the two countries and prospects of developing the relations of cooperation to higher levels.
Sudan Ambassador to India Siraj-Eddin Hamid said to Sudan News Agency that the meeting of the joint ministerial committee comes after a stoppage that lasted for 17 years, as the committee held its last meeting (the second session) in the year 2000 in Khartoum.
He added that the delegation would attend the great celebrations which are to be organized by the Sudan embassy in New Delhi on the occasion of the 61st Anniversary of Independence and the elapse of 60 years since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Sudan and India.