SUDANESE, KENYAN PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES DISCUSS BILATERAL CO-OPERATION

KHARTOUM, -- Sudan's Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations, led by its chairman, Muhammad Mustafa Al Dhaw, has held talks with the Kenyan Parliament's Committee on Security, Defence and Foreign Relations, to review issues of mutual interest and means of boosting parliamentary relations and cementing co-ordination between the to sides in regional forums.

Mustafa said after the meeting here Sunday that the two sides held identical views in many of the issues reviewed, and stressed the need for the two sides to have more exchanges of visit.

He added that a Sudanese parliamentary delegation would soon be leaving for Kenya where it would hand over a message from the Sudanese Parliament Speaker to invite his Kenyan counterpart to visit Sudan.

He said that memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on economic, culture, defence and other issues would be signed during the proposed visit.

During Sunday's meeting, the Kenyan side stressed the need to boost bilateral relations further through co-operation in the regional context via the African Union and that consultations between the two sides in the economic, defence and security and education spheres should be held regularly.

The two sides also stressed the need to maintain the unity of the two countries and the need to boost bilateral relations and African solidarity as well as the unity of parliamentary stands and the need to make use of the resources Africa enjoys.

Source: Name News Network

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