The Council of Ministers held today its regular session, chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdok
The council eulogized Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno, whose death was announced today during his participation in internal battles in his country
The council reviewed in its meeting a report on the security situation in the country presented by each of Director General of the Police Forces Gen. (police) Khalid Mahdi and Director of the General Intelligence Service Gen. Jamal Abdel-Mageed
The Council of Ministers approved formation of a ministerial committee under the chairmanship of the Minister of Cabinet Affairs to study the two reports and present specific recommendations to be submitted to the Council of Ministers in its next meeting.
The Cabinet also reviewed the digital base map presented by Minister of Defense Gen. Yassin Ibrahim, who pointed to the importance of the map that represents the modeling of land information in various uses, allowing for the possibility of representing, preserving, retrieving and analyzing geographical data in preparation for the digital transformation as the Council of Ministers approved the map
The cabinet also heard a report presented by the Minister of Finance on the projects that would be financed by the 2 billion dollars grant of the World Bank and ways through which the grant has been allocated to projects covering governance, infrastructure, energy, drinking water, irrigation and agriculture, health, education, data and information systems, administrative reform, empowerment of women and youths besides the general budget and Thamarat project
Meanwhile, Cabinet Affairs Minister Eng. Khalid Omer Yusuf presented a briefing on projects that would be presented to the Paris Conference that covers the fields of agriculture, animal resources, transport, minerals, energy, telecommunications, trade and tourism besides state projects
The cabinet also heard a report presented by Minister of Federal Government Bouthina Dinar on preparations for convening the conference on governance in Sudan.