The Council of Ministers, chaired by the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk, Wednesday held a regular meeting and discussed a number of reports, including a report on the preparations for the Economic Conference and the results of its postponement.
The Minister of Culture and Information and government spokesman, Faisal Mohamed Salih, unveiled that the Economic Conference will be held on June 2 and will last for three days.
He said that the Economic Conference will be preceded by a number of preparatory sectoral workshops to prepare the recommendations and decisions in a number of fields prior to submitting for discussion at the Economic Conference.
Faisal indicated that the Economic Advisor of the Prime Minister, Dr. Adam Heraika, and chairman of the preparatory committee for the Economic Conference, Prof. Abdul-Muhsin Salih, have presented report at the Cabinet meeting on the preliminary arrangements for holding the conference.
He pointed out that the Economic Conference aims to discussing the challenges facing the Sudanese economy and other issues facing the economic development in the country, the inflation, poverty, unemployment, the weakness in the infrastructures and the civil service, the trade imbalance, budget deficit, the national currency depreciation, production and investment issues and other issues.