Sudan’s President Omer al-Bsashir will not take part in the two-day Arab Islamic American Summit, said Khartoum on Friday
On Friday morning the official news agency SUNA, has announced in a laconic statement that al-Bashir will not participate in the meeting due to personal reasons
"The President of the Republic, Omer Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir has apologised to his brother the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz for attending the Islamic American Summit held in the Saudi capital Riyadh for special reasons," SUNA said.
It further said Bashir has assigned the Director of his office and Minister of State at the Presidency Taha al-Hussein, to represent him at the summit
The official organ further pointed that the president had received an invitation for the summit handed over by a special envoy.