Minister of Industry: Agreement with China to implement Sukie Sugar and integrated slaughter projects
Khartoum, January 15 (SUNA) - The Minister of Industry Dr. Musa Karama announced the ministry's agreement with the Chinese side during the visit of the Minister of Finance to China on implementation of two industrial projects including the Suki Sugar and integrated slaughter in Western Omdurman.
The Minister of Industry met at his office of the ministry Monday with the delegation of the Chinese Kamik Engineering Company headed by the Director General of the Engineering Department of Sugar Industry Huang Bin Nia.
The Minister of Industry said that the sugar project came within the framework of the ministry's plan to achieve self-sufficiency in the sugar commodity. He pointed out that the second phase of the plan included the establishment of small sugar factories in the states of Darfur and Blue Nile through benefiting from the experiences of Asian countries in this field such as India, Indonesia and Thailand, urging the company to speed up the pace of work for the completion of Sukie Sugar Project, which he described as important because it is working to change the face of life in Sukie area as well as its socio-economic development.
For his part, Bin Nia said that all the engineering designs and technical studies on Suki Sugar Project have been completed and the canals were dug, pointing out that all the elements of the success of the project are available in the area such as the national roads, fertile lands and abundant water, which help Cane Sugar, stressing that Sudan is a leading market for sugar in Africa.