Home | News    Friday 29 January 2021

Friends of Sudan discuss Paris Conference’s preparations

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

January 28, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The Friends of Sudan group discussed on Thursday the preparations for the Paris conference to support the Transitional Government.

The Paris conference, to be held on May 17, aims to encourage public and private international investors to invest in Sudan after its removal from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

The meeting also will discuss with the Paris Club public creditors ways for a coordinated treatment of Sudan’s debt which amounts more than 65 billion dollars.

More than 25 countries and financial institutions took part in the Berlin-hosted virtual meeting, according to a statement issued by the finance ministry on Thursday.

The meeting which was co-chaired by Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Omer Manis, and Philipp Ackermann, the German Foreign Office’s Director for the relations with the Middle East and North Africa discussed the ongoing preparations for Paris conference next May.

For her part, Finance Minister Heba Mohamed Ali briefed the meeting about the economic plans in 2021 budget and the ongoing reforms to improve the ailing economy.

"The participants affirmed their support to the Sudanese efforts to achieve economic stability and to address the structural distortions of its economy, in addition to their support for the implementation of the 2021 budget," reads the statement.

The transitional government has implemented several reforms aiming to cancel fuel and power subsidies and devaluated the Sudanese pound.

The international donors, for their part, have been contributing to the safety net programme designed to support poor families hit by the economic reforms.

Sudan expects that the support of international financial institutions will enhance its efforts to rebuild national infrastructures, while the foreign investments would boost its economic development.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.


The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Toward viable future for South Sudan 2021-02-23 06:27:19 A critique of ICG’s Africa Report No. 300, 10 February 2021 Dr Lam Akol The International Crisis Group (ICG) issued its Africa Report No.300 on 10 February 2021. The report attempts to address (...)

18th anniversary of armed struggle in Darfur 2021-02-23 05:21:00 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the equal participation of members belonging to the armed struggle movements from the Darfur region in ministerial positions and (...)

Museveni proposal for political ethnicization in South Sudan is wrong prescription 2021-02-06 07:40:14 By Steve Paterno I just came across a video clip of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda addressing a delegation of the USA and UK on the situation about South Sudan. The meeting took place (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Sudan: Performing arts is not a crime, assaulting women and artists is! 2020-09-20 08:54:28 The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Sudan is still struggling with militant Islamist ideology KHARTOUM: Central Khartoum Primary Court issued a verdict against five (...)

Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments 2020-08-14 07:11:00 A Collaborative Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments (Abolishing and Amending Provisions Restricting Freedom) – Exposing ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ Sudanese women (...)

Remarks by SRF leaders at the Friend of Sudan meeting on peace 2020-08-13 07:58:58 Chairman of the Friends of Sudan Conference, Your Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Prime Minister of Sudan and the participating team from the (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2021 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.