The Council of Ministers, in regular meeting which was chaired by the Prime Minister Dr Abdallah Hamdouk Tuesday, listened to a briefing from Dr Hamdouk on his recent visit to Germany.
The Council commended outcome of the visit and directed focusing on cooperation with Germany and good arrangements for visit of the President of Germany to Sudan within the coming week.
The Council of Ministers heard to first axe of the visit concerning relations between Sudan and Germany during which the Prime Minister held a meeting with the Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel centered on bilateral relations and coinciding with the German Parliament’s decision on cancelling sanctions being imposed on Sudan.
Dr Hamdouk said this step would open horizons of cooperation between Sudan and Germany , particularly in areas of development in energy, agriculture , education and technologies.
Minister of Culture and Information and Government Spokesman Faisal Mohamed Salih said in press statements that the visit’s second axe represented in Sudan participation in the 55th Munich Security Conference which availed opportunities for the Prime Minister to hold a series of meetings with foreign ministers of US, Russia, Finland and The Netherlands besides a number of Prime Ministers of European and Arab countries.
The Minister said the visit was successful and opened horizons in scopes of cooperation with a number of countries and that the visit was welcomed by the German side and international media.
He disclosed that the visit also availed opportunity to meet the Sudanese communities in Berlin and Munich where views over a host of issues and problems of Sudanese communities were exchanged and that making practical arrangements for addressing problems facing the Sudanese communities were reaffirmed.