Khartoum (UNA-OIC) – Sudanese Finance Minister Dr. Jibril Ibrahim met here on Wednesday with US envoy for Sudan Donald Booth, where they discussed the economic requirements for the American and Western banks to establish operations in Sudan.
The meeting, which was held in the presence of the American Chargé d’Affaires in Khartoum, Brian Shukan, also discussed the possibility of the US contribution to helping Sudan meet these requirements.
The two sides reviewed the preparations for the Paris conference, scheduled for next May, and the role that the US can play with the partners so that the event comes out as required and achieves the aspired results.
Minister Jibril praised Washington’s economic support for Sudan, including the US provision of wheat and its contribution to the program for supporting Sudanese families “Thamarat”.
For his part, US Envoy Booth affirmed his country’s keenness to support peace and democratic transformation in Sudan during the transitional period. He also praised the economic reforms implemented recently by the transitional government.
The American and Western banks are willing to work in Sudan, the US official said, calling for creating a climate conducive for investments in Sudan and encouraging international banks and companies to operate in various fields in the country.