The tripartite summit including Qatar, Eritrea and Sudan will kick off today in Khartoum within the framework of reinforcing good relations between the three countries.
Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud announced the arrival of His Majesty Emir of Qatar Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani to Khartoum today to participate in the inauguration of different development projects including the continental highway linking Sudan with Eritrea.
Al-Mahmoud confirmed superiority of bilateral relations between Sudan and Qatar, renewing Qatar’s readiness to support Sudan.
“We have wide range of development projects to be implemented in Sudan. Investment is likely to succeed in Sudan due to vastness of rich land alongside with variety of natural resources,” added Al-Mahmoud, pointing out that Sudan is still considered as the breadbasket of the world.
Within the context of the visit, the three presidents will inaugurate the continental highway, Kassala-Alafa, linking Sudan with Eritrea today.
Sudan’s Ambassador to Qatar Yassir Khidir said that the highway is funded by Qatar within the framework of the efforts exerted to boost development in eastern Sudan, adding that the three leaders of Sudan, Qatar and Eritrea will hold tripartite summit aiming at discussing development of relations between the three countries as well as mulling practical approaches boosting the relations.