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Monday, 20 November 2017
 

SudaTel to Host US CCA Delegation to Khartoum

Khartoum -- SudaTel Telecommunications Group has announced that it will sponsor the visit of the US Corporate Council on Africa's (CCA) delegation to Khartoum next month, explaining that the hosting the visiting delegation comes within the framework of cooperation with the US and the company's social responsibility.
Finance and National Economy Minister Mohamed Osman Suleiman Al-Rekabi predicted that Sudanese-US relations will boost and that the two the countries will reap the fruits of the recent normalization of ties in few days, pointing a warm welcome Sudanese delegation to the US Corporate Council on Africa's forum under theme of: Doing Business in Sudan, in the wake of Washington's decision to remove decades-long economic embargo on Sudan.
Upon his arrival at Khartoum airport from New York, Tariq Hamza, the General Manager of SudaTel, told reporters that Sudanese and the US sides are willing to enhance cooperation in the fields of agriculture, industry, mining, electricity and energy.
When quizzed about the possibility of waiving Sudan's foreign debts, Mr. Hamza said the matter is conditional on the removal of Sudan from the US terror list; however, he added that Washington is cooperating in that regard.
The Minister hailed SudaTel for positive contribution to opening doors to US investments in Sudan through its fruitful conversations with the US Chamber of Commerce in aid of attracting foreign, especially US investments.
SudanTel's General Manager Tariq Hamza revealed that the US officials have become convinced that Sudan represents to the gate to Africa and that they are keen to benefit from China's successful experiment in Sudan. 
During the forum organized by CCA, U.S. government officials explained the impact of this decision for U.S. companies interested in Sudan, while the Sudanese Finance Minister discussed trade and investment opportunities in the country.
The US Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is the leading U.S. business association focused solely on connecting business interests in Africa. Established in 1993 to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa, CCA serves as a neutral, trusted intermediary connecting its member firms with the essential government and business leaders they need to do business and succeed in Africa.
CCA uniquely represents a broad cross section of member companies from small and medium size businesses to multinationals as well as U.S. and African firms. Our members are invested in Africa's most promising sectors including agribusiness, energy, finance, health, ICT, infrastructure; security, tourism and trade facilitation.
Sudatel is a leading telecommunications and Internet service provider in the Sudan. The company is responsible for the construction and maintenance of Sudan's telecom infrastructure.