FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT BAKRI BRIEFED ON SUDAN-EGYPT MINISTERIAL COMMITEE MEETING

KHARTOUM, Sudanese First Vice-President and Prime Minister Lieutenant-General Bakri Hassan Salih, was briefed here Sunday on the outcome of the meeting of the Sudanese-Egyptian Ministerial Committee which took place in Cairo last week.

He was also briefed on ongoing preparations for convening a meeting of the Joint Sudanese-Egyptian High Committee scheduled to be held in October by Foreign Minister Dr Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed.

Dr Dirdiri said in a media statement later that he informed the First Vice-President on ongoing arrangements for his visit to Egypt at the invitation of the Egyptian Prime Minister.

He also briefed Gen. Bakri on the convening of the Ordinary Summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the eight-nation Horn of Africa bloc, on Sept 12 in Addis Ababa and preparations for the final signature of the South Sudan peace agreement at the summit.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK