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Monday, 26 March 2018

Sudan and Chad Discuss Arrangements for Holding Borders Conference in April

Khartoum - The Chadian town of Adri has witnessed holding talks between the Sudanese Gineina and Beidha Localities of West Darfur State and the Chadian Assingha Province on means of boosting control on the joint border to prevent security violations and facilitate movement of people and trade for effecting economic development in the area.
The Sudanese side at the joint talks was headed by Commissioner of Al Genaina Locality Mohamed Abdel-Rahman Mohamed Ahmed, while the Chadian side was led by Commissioner of Assingha Province with the participation of all official bodies from the two sides.
The commissioners explained that their talks tackled ways and means of boosting control of the joint borders to prevent security violations and facilitate movements of people and trade for enhancing local and national economies besides boosting joint cooperation in the field of popular diplomacy in a view to boost the efforts of the leaderships of the two countries for further promotion to the distinguished relations linking the two sisterly countries.
The Commissioner of Al Genaina Locality praised the experience of the joint Sudanese-Chadian forces, describing it as successful, explaining that the tripartite agreement between Sudan, Chad and the UNHCR has paved the way for voluntary return of refugees of the two countries.
The commissioner of the Chadian province, on his part, hailed the strong and deeply rooted relations linking the two sisterly peoples, lauding the great concern accorded by the Presidents of the two countries for boosting these distinguished relations further.
Meanwhile, Presidential Assistant Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim has discussed with the Chadian Ambassador to Khartoum, Salih Hamid, the ongoing preparations for holding the Borders Conference in Gineina in next April, with the participation of President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir and Chadian President Idris Deby, besides the progress of the bilateral relations.
The Chadian Ambassador affirmed in a press statement following his meeting with the Presidential Assistant at the Republican Palace Thursday the strong and deeply rooted relations between Sudan and his country in all fields, referring to the progress realized in the security relations between the two countries.
The ambassador pointed out that the meeting underscored importance of boosting popular diplomacy on the border areas between the two countries to boost confidence between the peoples for realizing economic and security stability, hoping that the borders conference would come out with recommendations that would realize the aspirations of the two countries.