The Cabinet has held its meeting today Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the state of North Kurdufan capital city of El Obyed headed by Mr. Mutaz Musa Abdullah, the Prime Minister.
Mutaz started the meeting by greetings to generous Kurdufan’s people, stressing that the convening of the Council of Ministers meeting at the state has clear denotations as the state assured that realizing achievements is possible.
His honor Ahmad Mohammed Haroun ,the governor of the state presented a report on the Nafir ( mobilization of the state of North Kordofan people ), whereby the Nafir started with education to reduce the number of schools built by grass materials from 52% in 2013 down to 21% in 2017. During the said period some 128 basic level and secondary schools were constructed as well as 213 school units built
. Regarding health issues Al Daman hospital was constructed with a capacity of 200 beds comprising all specializations while Al Obeiyed Hospital was rehabilitated to cope with the most advanced hospitals in the national capital along with executing the project of mobile clinics, establishment and rehabilitation of 128 health units in 8 localities,
Towards increasing the production of water in the city of El-Obeiyed , the upheaval Nafir, resorted to developing underground sources by rehabilitating 16 wells and drilling 22 new wells in Bara basin and installation of 40 pumps with European specifications and the construction of water purification plants.
The Nafir upheaval included the construction and rehabilitation of El-Obeiyed ancient Mosque, Guest Palace, Government Secretariat, Legislative Council, El-Obeiyed Central Park, Umm Ruwaba Stadium, people’s square youths city
The sate has realized a considerable achievement by constructing El Obeiyed- Barra- Omdurman highway , which is nearing completion, as well as the execution of many internal roads.
Meanwhile Professor Hassan Osman Abdel Nour presented a report on the project for the rehabilitating of the Gum Arabic belt project outlining that the overall goal is to rehabilitate the ecological system of the Gum Arabic belt whose sub-objectives are to alleviate poverty by planting 7 million acres in the acacia trees by seedlings or seeds from selected mothers Pointing out that the most important elements of the success of this project is the cumulative experience of the Sudanese nationals working in this field.
The project execution is to start in year 2019 with funding by the state government and a supporting international funding to boost Sudan's share of the international production, which currently amounts to 80%.
The honorable cabinet further listened to a study on the transition from the traditional crop markets to the crop bourses system presented by the Ethiopian expert consultant , Solomon Odessa, which assists the small-scale producer with marketing his products at good prices without taking it to the market rather the sales and purchasing operations take place electronically in the bourse confirming the economic feasibility of the project maximizing the opportunities of its success in Sudan , as well as providing comprehensive basic information on the volume of sales, a matter that avails to decision takers a solid base of assisting information and facilitating the procedures for taxes and Zakat levy from a single location.
The bourse contributes directly to rural development and creating employment opportunities , a matter that contributes to mitigating unemployment severity and the development of capabilities in electronic technology.
The Cabinet announced its full satisfaction with the outcomes of the renaissance of North Kurdufan State nafeer (mobilization ) and affirmed its support for the state's efforts to implement the second phase of nafeer , which is the stage of sustainable and comprehensive development which is consistent with the objectives of the new national government.