(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Jeddah, July 14, 2019, SPA -- An official source has said in a statement that "In the framework of continuous and joint support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the brotherly people of Sudan, a ship carrying more than 50,000 tons of agricultural nutrients (Urea) and supplies needed by farmers will be dispatched from Jubail Industrial Port of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Port of Port Sudan, in order to save the agricultural season in Sudan."
The source affirmed that the support was ordered by the leaderships of the two countries, reflecting the continued brotherly stances that support the brotherly people of Sudan in their current crisis, and alleviating the burden borne by the Sudanese farmers.
The source also said this support is an extension of the $3 billion financial support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, including an amount of $500 million deposited at the Central Bank of Sudan to support the economy and ease the pressure on the Sudanese pound.
The source added that the direct support for the Sudanese people provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates emanates from the deep relations and common destiny binding the peoples of the two countries and the people of Sudan.
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