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Egypt promotes economic ties with Sudan

Egypt is increasingly seeking to support the Sudanese economy through infrastructure development and the implementation of many industrial and commercial projects.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly (R) and his Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok meet in Cairo, Egypt, March 11, 2021.

EgyptAir and Sudan Airways signed April 16 a memorandum of understanding to provide the Sudanese airline personnel aviation and hospitality training and to exchange the Egyptian expertise with the Sudanese side, to boost opportunities for trade exchange between the two countries.

On April 12, Sudanese Minister of Transport Mirghani Mousa and his Egyptian counterpart, Kamel al-Wazir, met in Khartoum. Wazir expressed his country’s readiness to meet all of the Sudanese demands to develop the transport sector and the port of Wadi Halfa. The discussion also focused on a number of projects, including the construction of a railway network between Egypt and Sudan and the promotion of trade exchange.

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