(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Minister of Transport and Communications H E Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti met here yesterday with Eng Khalid Mohammed Khair, Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation for the state of Khartoum in Sudan.
The meeting also witnessed a business agreement between the State of Khartoum and Mowasalat (Karwa) for supplying 505 buses from Karwa to Sudan. The meeting comes with the implementation of a MoU signed between the Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Port Sudan to develop the port of Suakin on the Red Sea, making it a key seaport for cargo transportation.
The meeting discussed the commencement of concrete discussions and development works at the port, which is considered key to the development of the Port Sudan area.
The meeting also discussed giving directives to the works team to complete the necessary studies in the shortest possible time. This partnership will be given a concession at the economic free-zone, thus serving mutual investments. The two officials also discussed cooperation ties and mutual relations between the brotherly countries in the fields of mobility and transportation.
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