Current Date:

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Official: Sudan Practiced Water Diplomacy in Renaissance Dam Dossier

Khartoum- A prominent Sudanese official has said the water diplomacy practiced by his country has contributed to surpassing a number of challenges that had faced the dossier of negotiations on the establishment of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, affirming that Sudan has played technical, diplomatic and political role in this regard.
Chairman of the Technical department on water resources at the Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Prof. Saif-Eddin Hamad explained in a training workshop organized by Sudan Permanent Mission to the UN office in Geneva titled " Water Diplomacy" that water diplomacy means working out solutions on scientific bases, saying that it is considered as a tool for boosting water peace and its sustainability, facilitate dialogue on water sharing and bringing the parties closer together to find peaceful solutions for their differences.
Sudan Permanent Envoy to the UN in Geneva Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, on his part, said the workshop has come as part of the training plan adopted by the mission in all fields, pointing out that it covered issues of water security of Sudan and the agreements that governs water resources between all Nile basin countries.