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Monday, 02 April 2018

Sudan and Qatar Discuss Completion of DDPD

Khartoum - President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir receives an oral message from Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, concerning the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them.
This came during his meeting with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani, in the presence of Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, and Qatar's Ambassador to Sudan, Rashid bin Abdul Rahman Al-Naimi.
Ghandour expressed Sudan’s appreciation to the State of Qatar and its Emir for the support it has provided to Sudan over the past period, adding that the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was the way to peace in Darfur, indicating that the visit of the Qatari foreign minister was an opportunity to discuss the completion of DDPD, especially the reconstruction in Darfur, adding that the Political Consultative Committee will be a means of meeting every six months to discuss bilateral relations.
For his part, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani said: "I am very happy to have the honor to be received by President Al-Bashir; I conveyed to him an oral message from the Emir of Qatar concerning bilateral relations and means of strengthening them." adding that the two sides agreed to be monitoring meeting soon, besides formation  the team of political consultations between the two foreign ministries  to follow-up the joint projects, adding that he discussed with Ghandour the joint projects between the two countries and the mechanism of expanding cooperation to a broader horizon, in addition to peace process in Darfur.
"We are very pleased that there are more groups that want to join the agreement, where it is a way to strengthen stability and security in Sudan," the Qatari official said.
Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gariballah Al-Khidir said that the talks dealt with bilateral cooperation programs in various fields, especially economic and political ones, that related to the promotion of the state of peace and development in Darfur, adding that the two sides also agreed to establish a political consultation committee, and that the talks tackled regional and international developments and ways to enhance coordination and consultation on all issues of common concern.