Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will pay an official visit to Belarus, according to familiar source.
The visit which lasted for three days will start on 9th of December until 11th, the source told Sputnik on Monday.
“President Bashir is accompanied by a ministerial delegation including the ministers of oil, gas and minerals, trade and industry, the state minister at the Ministry of Finance and the Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan “, the source added.
Sudan is seeking to launch investment cooperation with various European countries in the fields of agriculture and mining, in light of strengthening relations with Turkey, according to the source.
Early 2017 Belarus and Sudan signed an agreement on friendly relations and cooperation. The document was signed by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir in Khartoum.
Also, in August 2017 a senior Sudanese delegation headed by the speaker of the National Assembly Ibrahim Ahmed Omer visited Minsk and discussed ways to implement agreements signed between the two countries in the fields of oil industry, agricultural and animal processing.
Belarus is one of the Sudan armament providers. A military cooperation protocol covering training, exchange of experiences, and military science fields was inked between the two countries on June 15, 2006.