The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdalla Hamdouk, and the accompanying delegation Wednesday concluded a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia during which Dr. Hamdouk and the accompanying delegation met with the Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz.
The meeting represented a new start for the bilateral relations between Sudan and Saudi Arabia which are based on the common interest and the benefit, security, stability and the well-being of the two brotherly peoples.
The Minister of the Cabinet Affairs has thanked the leadership of the Saudi Arabia for the warm reception and appreciation that the visiting delegation found, affirming the invitation made by the Prime Minister to Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, who welcomed the invitation and promised to visit Sudan in the near future.
The meetings continued for the second day, as the Ministers of Agriculture and Animal Resources held meetings with their counterparts of Saudi Arabia and agreed to strengthen the cooperation in the agricultural and animal resources fields and to overcome the obstacles that marred the relations in the past period.
The meetings were concluded by a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister at his residence in the capital, Riyadh, which included the members of the delegation with the Governor of the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia and the Assistant Minister of Finance for International Affairs.
The meeting dealt with investment and bolstering the cooperation between the two countries and finalization of frameworks for resumption of the cooperation.
The meeting also touched on some obstacles elated to remittances of the Sudanese expatriates from Saudi banks to the Sudanese banks, as the Governor of the Saudi Central Bank pledged to send another circular to all the Saudi banks to speed up the procedures to remove all obstacles in this regard, especially that these obstacles became null after the removing the name of Sudan from the list of countries sponsoring terrorism.
The meeting also discussed the file of the debts of Arab and international funds to Sudan, where the Saudi side promised to do its utmost to help Sudan in writing off these debts.