UAE, Sudan Take Initiatives To Strengthen Bilateral Relations
The initiatives of UAE & Sudan on govt modernization and exchange of knowledge & experiences highlights their commitment to a strategic partnership.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sudan have agreed to establish a joint working group to develop a vision for bilateral relations and propose projects and areas of cooperation.
The decision came during a meeting between UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Lt. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council of Sudan, who was on a working visit to the UAE.
The leaders discussed the importance of joint coordination to advance bilateral relations in all fields, including promoting cooperation and joint work in various domains.
They also expressed solidarity with Syria and Turkey following the devastating earthquake.
Burhan praised the sincere efforts made by the UAE in various areas, mainly its support of the Sudanese people in multiple stages, and briefed Sheikh Mohamed on the developments of the political process in Sudan.
In 2021, the UAE and Sudan launched a strategic partnership in government modernisation, as part of their efforts to enhance cooperation and exchange experiences and knowledge in various fields.
Sudanese Prime Minister Dr. Abdalla Hamdok participated in the bilateral meetings held during the UAE delegation’s visit to Sudan.
The UAE delegation, headed by Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and The Future, discussed with Khaled Omar Youssef, Minister of Cabinet Affairs in the Republic of Sudan, the means to enhance bilateral relations and opportunities to expand cooperation and exchange knowledge and experiences in the various sectors of government work.
The visit also witnessed the signing of the strategic partnership agreement to modernize the government model.
Dr. Hamdok highlighted the long-lasting relations between the two countries and extended his thanks and appreciation to the UAE government for supporting Sudan and contributing to the full return of Sudan to the international community.
He said that the relations between the UAE and Sudan were witnessing a great development on all levels and aimed to establish a strategic relationship based on joint cooperation between the two countries for the benefit of both nations.
Ohood Al Roumi said that the new partnership with the Government of Sudan reflected the strong relations between the two nations, embodied their keenness to reach advanced stages of joint cooperation, and aimed to exchange best experiences and practices.
Khaled Omar Yousef, Minister of Cabinet Affairs in Sudan, praised the strategic partnership signed between the UAE and Sudanese Government, adding that areas of cooperation under the strategic partnership would cover sharing best practices and experiences in modernizing the government model.
The bilateral relations between UAE and Sudan are on the rise despite the ongoing political crisis, with both countries focused on enhancing cooperation and exchange of knowledge and experiences in various fields, including government modernisation.
The establishment of a high-level joint working group to develop a vision for bilateral relations and propose projects and areas of cooperation will further strengthen the relationship between the two countries.