Sudan to participate in the Cairo meeting of the riparian states of the Red Sea

SMC-

Sudan would participate in the Cairo meetings of the riparian states of the Red Sea, which lasted for two days from 13-14 March.

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced the completion of all arrangements for the meetings of senior officials of the riparian states with the participation of 14 Arab and African countries.

The Egyptian Ambassador to Khartoum, Hussam Eisa told SMC that the meeting will discuss the establishment of an entity that brings the Arab and African states of the Red Sea together , as well as the  challenges facing the Red Sea security and study ways to activate the flow of international trade and entering new markets through the Red Sea.

15% of the world’s trade passes through the Red Sea.

He explained that the Cairo meeting is a continuation of the Riyadh meeting, which called for joint coordination and cooperation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden riparian states.

Sudan’s participating delegation led by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of officials in the technical and occupational aspects.