The government of North Darfur will launch on Thursday the first operation to export cattle from El-Fashir Airport to Kufra Airport, Libya.
The North Darfur minister of finance Dr. Abu Daoud Suleiman said in statements that the state would see the beginning of sheep exporting operations to Libya an estimated 10,000 heads to be exported by air, three flights per a day from El-Fashir to Libyan airport of Kufra.
He said all measures and arrangements are in place to meet the amounts required by a Sudanese exports contractor company and the importing company in full coordination among the government of the state, the ministry of foreign, Central Bank of Sudan, National Exports Development Agency and all concerned. The minister described the step as promising for economic and commercial work that may contribute to boosting bilateral relations between the two countries in addition to supporting and consolidating efforts to achieve economic stability via activating non-petroleum exports.
The minister commended the role of agriculture and trade chamber at employers association in North Darfur in supporting efforts being exerted to development animal resources exports and agricultural production. He said the state’s government is keen on supporting the employers association so that it plays its role in bringing about a commercial and economic leap – in kind for the chamber, personnel, members by organizing and training them and finding ways of supplying funds and helping them benefit from tax and customs privileges so that they are able to help the government of the state supply goods, basic service, increase exports to support national economy.
(Source: Sudan Vision)