The federal delegation led by Minister of Industry, Ibrahim Al Sheikh, conclude visit to Red Sea State Thursday after it received the US ship loaded with 48,000 tons of wheat .
Culture and Information Ministry Undersecretary , Rashid Saeed, who accompanied the Minister in his visit to the Red Sea State , said in a statement to SUNA at the end of the delegation visit that the delegation received the US ship loaded with wheat which was provided as support to Sudan within framework of restoration of Sudan’s relations with countries of the world and within framework of revocation of Sudan from the state sponsors of terrorism list, a matter which , he said , affirms restoration of cooperation between the two countries.
Rashid unveiled that the government has stockpile of wheat sufficient to cover the country’s need until the end of this year.
He also uncovered that there would be a second ship load of wheat of 420,000 tons in next year.
The Undersecretary of Ministry of Culture and Information added that the delegation also inspected the port of Port Sudan and situations of the workers there
He said the delegation paid visit to Shafi Salt Factory which was owned by the former Vice –President of the Republic, Ali Osman Mohamed Taha which was taken over by Elimination of Empowerment Committee and came to still and that the Minister of Industry has given directive for immediate operating of the factory after its property has been transferred to the Ministry of Finance
Rashid said the delegation held extended meeting with the government of the Red Sea State and discussed issues related to commerce and industry as well as culture , information and tourism and that solutions were put to issues discussed.
He pointed out that the visit has sent important message that Sudan has come back to the international community and that its relations with the United States have restored.