Defense Says Strengthen China Ties

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State Minister for Defense Ali Mohamed Salim stressed on Wednesday that Sudan is keen to develop its strategic relations with China and to build solid economic and defense partnership with Beijing.

The Minister had received a delegation from the Chinese Authority for Science, Technology and Industry currently on visit to the Sudan, headed by Tan Reo, and in attendance was the Chinese military attaché to the Sudan Guan Abian.

The Minister has commended the supportive stands adopted by China for the Sudan in international forums and Chinese considerable contribution in the economic development in the Sudan.

The Chinese delegation has referred to the importance of China’s relations with the Sudan and expressed desire to enter into economic partnership with the Sudan in the area of heavy industries with the aim of meeting the country’s civil and defense industrial requirements.