SUDANESE PRESIDENT CALLS FOR REDOUBLING OF EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE SUDAN-LIBYAN ECONOMIC INTEGRATION

President Omar Bashir says Sudan and Libya should work together earnstly to achieve economic integration which has been a dream of the people in the two countries.

The president said the people should make use of the huge resources they have, referring to the huge economic and agricultural resources in both Libya and the Sudan.

The president told the opening session of the official talks held here between delegations from the two sides that he hopes the current visit of the Fayez al-Sarraj, the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, would be a good omen for exchange of visits by the private and public sectors.

He said Sudan welcomes any Libyan investment in the Sudan and welcomes Libya investors to this effect. Sudan stands ready to provide all the necessary assistance to the Libyan investors when they come the Sudan.

He said Sudan had suffered from negative interventions by the former Libyan regime which was toppled by the Libyan people in a revolution, still it was regrettable that some Libyan groups continued to use Sudan's Darfur rebel elements as mercenaries to lead negative activities inside the Sudan and to undermine security both in Libya and in the Sudan and frustrate peaceful efforts for settlement of the dispute in Libya.

Source: NAM News Network

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