11.12.2018 | 13:33 fvkoktgm Sergei Rumas MINSK, 11 December (BelTA) –
Belarus is ready to continue the progressive advancement of mutually beneficial cooperation with Sudan across the board. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas made the statement as a Sudanese embassy opened in Belarus on 11 December, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian head of government noted he was talking about cooperation in politics, trade and economy, production sector, agriculture, power engineering, education, and humanitarian affairs.
The presidents want the two governments to achieve specific goals in the sphere of trade and economy. Vigorous work on the projects the sides have decided on is already in progress. The establishment of joint ventures to assemble Belarusian machine building equipment and agricultural machines, process meat and dairy products, build farms is under consideration. Projects in the sphere of power engineering and oil industry are under consideration as well.
Sergei Rumas said that modern samples of Belarusian trucks, harvesters, powerful tractors, road construction machines, and agricultural machines had already been sold to Sudan. Contracts worth €60 million have been signed to sell modern Belarusian grain storage facilities to Sudanese farmers.
“The fact that work goes on on the agreements we have reached is the most important thing,” stressed Sergei Rumas. “The necessary ties have been established between Belarusian and Sudanese government agencies and companies. An intergovernmental commission on cooperation works. The chambers of commerce and industry interact with each other. All of us, including the Sudanese embassy in Belarus, have serious tasks to accomplish. It is important that political will, mutual understanding, and support at the level of the presidents are available for accomplishing the tasks and moving forward.
” Sergei Rumas wished successful and fruitful work to the Sudanese diplomats as they strengthen and expand Belarusian-Sudanese relations.