On December 14-15, 2016 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Sudan non-resident, Sergei Rachkov, visited the Republic of the Sudan.
During the visit, the Ambassador of Belarus met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan, Ibrahim Ghandour. The sides discussed the issues of developing of the bilateral political dialogue and strengthening of the legal framework of the Belarusian-Sudanese relations.
During the meeting with the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Sudan, Samia Abou Kashwa, the sides considered the state and prospects for intensification of bilateral relations in the sphere of education, as well as considered draft of the Program for Developing Cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of the Sudan in the Field of Higher Education for 2017- 2020.
In the framework of the meeting with the State Minister of the Ministry of Oil and Gas of Sudan, Mahmoud Mohamed, the sides discussed the implementation of the agreements reached during the third session of the Belarusian-Sudanese Joint Commission on Cooperation. Special attention was paid to fulfilling of projects in the trade and economic sphere.
Ambassador of Belarus held a meeting with the leadership of the Sudanese Parliament, during which the sides discussed the development of the Belarusian-Sudanese parliamentary cooperation.
In the framework of the meeting with the Sudanese Businessmen and Employers Federation, the sides touched upon the issues of cooperation between businessmen of the two countries, as well as considered preparations for the second Belarusian-Sudanese Business Forum.
Ambassador of Belarus was also received at the Administration of the President of Sudan. During the meeting, the parties discussed prospects for the development of the whole complex of the bilateral relations.
Distributed by APO on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.