Chinese official to visit Sudan to enhance agricultural cooperation

KHARTOUM, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — The Sudanese government on Wednesday said China’s minister of agriculture will pay a visit to Sudan on Sept. 21 to enhance bilateral cooperation in agriculture, official SUNA news agency reported.

“China’s minister of agriculture will visit Sudan on Sept. 21, leading a high-level delegation of investors, as part of the joint cooperation between the two countries,” Ibrahim Al-Dikhairi, Sudan’s minister of agriculture and forests, was quoted as saying.

“The three-day visit of the Chinese delegation comes as part of the joint cooperation between the two countries and the Chinese president’s initiative for investment in Arab countries,” he noted.

He said Sudan would benefit from the visit of the Chinese delegation to develop the cooperation with China, particularly in the agricultural field.

He said the two sides would also hold meetings to discuss increasing Chinese investments in the country.

The two sides would sign a number of agreements in those fields, said the minister, pointing out that the Chinese delegation would visit Al-Rahad and Gezira agricultural schemes as well as GIAD industrial area.

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