Sudan resumes border trade with South Sudan

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Within the framework of the directives of the President to implement the outcome of the national dialogue, the government has announced the resumption of border trade between the White Nile State and South Sudan.

This move is expected to contribute to increasing government revenues. Although relations had sourced between the two countries, in 2012, 2012, they signed a series of cooperation agreements, which covered oil, citizenship rights, security issues, banking, border trade among others.

A government delegation headed by the Minister of Commerce Hatim al-Sir and including the Director of the Standards and Metrology Authority, Director of the Customs Police, Central Bank of Sudan, security department at the security services, businessmen has visited White Nile State Monday to announce the resumption of border trade.