Dec. 5.2017 - The Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour and his Tunisian counterpart Khamis Al–Jahnawi agreed to support the Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame’s efforts to achieve a political settlement and work together to reduce tensions in the region in order to maintain Arab security.
During his visit to Tunisia, which comes within the framework of the first session of the Joint Political Consultative Committee, which is mandated to follow up the implementation of the decisions of the seventh session of the Tunisian-Sudanese High Joint Committee held last March, Ghandour stressed the importance of joint action between Tunisia and Sudan, to push the parties to accept the political solution that aimed at bringing a unified, security and stability in Libya.
The two ministers discussed enhancing cooperation in a number of economic and service sectors, including the medical field, pharmaceutical industry and therapeutic tourism.
Al-Jahnawi expressed the desire of the two countries to develop and strengthen bilateral relations, especially the economic cooperation.
During the talks, the Tunisian foreign minister announced their participation with a large delegation at the Khartoum International Fair, which will be held in January, and agreed to facilitate the business movement between the two countries, thus contributing to the investment process.
Ghandour pointed to the government’s desire to share the Tunisian experience in export, employment and international trade relations
Al-Jahnawi said that his country is in agreement with Sudan to strengthen cooperation relations in various fields, most notably the economic.
The Foreign Minister concludes his visit to Tunisia on Sunday, during which he met with Tunisian President Béji Caid Essebsi and handed him a letter from Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.