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Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Sudan Plans Sukuk Worth Almost $1 Billion this Year - Finance Minister

TUNIS - (Reuters) Sudan wants to sell international Islamic bonds, or sukuk, worth nearly $1 billion this year, its finance minister said on Thursday.
“The Sudanese government will issue a sukuk (worth) nearly 1 billion dollars for the first time this year,” Mohamed Othman Rukabi told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in Tunis.
“It will be late this year to finance the 2018 budget,” he said, without giving details.