SUNA – The Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Mohamed Yousif Adam, affirmed that the Al-Laffa continental highway which links Sudan with Eritrea will be officailly launched by the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir and the visiting Eritrean president Issias Afewerki very shortly.
The Governor states that the borders between Kassala State and Eritrea are stable and safe and represent a door for joint trade and investment work between the peoples of the two countries.
He pointed this in a press statement he gave upon his return from a visit to Eritrea that says the visit was successful and came with the aim to follow up the work of the joint Sudanese – Eritrean committee which was formed for strengthening bilateral relations in all domains.
On his meeting with the Eritrean President, Assias Afewerki, Adam said that he discussed a number of issues of mutual concern, security of the borders and settlement of issues which required efforts of the two countries
He said that President Afewerki accepted the invitation extended to him to take part in the inauguration of Al-Laffa continental highway which links Sudan with Eritrea.
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