February 28, 2011
A Norwegian representative to Sudan, Ambassador Kjemprud visited Red Sea State over the last weekend in February and met Governor Mohamed Tahir Eila on Saturday to discuss fisheries and academic cooperation and possible other areas of cooperation.
In a meeting with the Governor on Saturday, current cooperation between Red Sea State and Norway was discussed. In addition to academic cooperation and Norwegian shipping interests in Port Sudan, possibilities of cooperation in the fisheries sector was discussed with a possibility of assistance from the Marine Research Institute in Bergen, Norway. The prospects for tourism as well as fish farming and securing the environment was also on the agenda.