July 28, 2010

Get that water pipeline built!

From Sudan Vision newspaper

President Al-Bashir directs speeding up implementation of the pipeline that carries water from River Nile to Port Sudan

President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Sunday gave directives to speed up the necessary procedures in order to begin the work in the pipeline that carries water from the River Nile to Port Sudan

This came when the President received at the Republican Palace the Wali (Governor) of Red Sea State Dr. Mohammed Tahir Aila, who briefed him on the practical procedures so far taken to implement the pipeline, including the advanced payment of 47 million dollars and issuance of a letter of guarantee from the Central Bank of Sudan.
Meanwhile, the Wali of Red Sea State told SUNA that he briefed the President on the progress of development and services in the State, top of which are the water, electricity, education and health services.
He also reviewed the preparations of his state for the tourism season, which begins in winter, with regard to the establishment of tourist villages and restaurants in collaboration with some Sudanese banks. He further explained that the Red Sea State has gone too far in implementing popular housing project.


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