Butana (SUNA) - Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has underscored importance of Butana
Forum which brings together seven states, Gedarif, Kassala, Nehral-Neil, Gezira , Sennar and Red Sea .
Addressing Al-Butana Forum on Firearms collection, Sunday, said weapon widespread has become one of the major security, economic and social threats that helped in operations of human trafficking and drugs and weapons smuggling, stressing the State capability to collect arms to achieve stability and security and fighting agents who want to destabilize Sudan .
He called on people of Butana to collect all weapons in the area.
The Vice-President directed Ministry of Road to complete establishment of roads linking Al-Butana with Khartoum and Gedarif and implement water harvesting projects via the East Sudan Developme4nt Fund.