Khartoum (UNA-OIC) – The governments of Sudan and Egypt affirmed their commitments to strengthening trade exchange between the two neighboring countries.
This came during talks between the two sides, co-chaired by Sudanese Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdok and, his Egyptian counterpart, Dr. Mustafa Madbouli, in Khartoum on Saturday.
Both parties also discussed frameworks and proposals for boosting the cooperation between the two brotherly countries in the coming stage. They further held bilateral meetings to review proposals and detailed programs for cooperation between the Sudanese ministries and their Egyptian peers.
Discussions between the two sides covered several areas of mutual interest for both countries, including the development of an action plan to overcome the obstacles of commercial movement flow; enhancement of cooperation in investment and transport; and reactivating the Standing Joint Sudanese-Egyptian Technical Committee.
They also agreed to cooperate in the field of disease control; review the framework for sending specialized Egyptian medical convoys to Sudan; support the capacity building in Sudan and enhance Sudanese benefit from the initiative of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, to cure one million African patients from hepatitis C virus.
The Egyptian delegation announced their readiness to coordinate with the Sudanese side to contribute to the treatment of the people who were injured during the Glorious December Revolution.