June 23, 2011

Bashir wants a new port on Red Sea Coast

President Al-Bashir: Government resolved to complete development program

Tuesday, 21 June 2011 04:33

The President of the Republic, Omer Al-Bashir, has affirmed government's determination to complete the development program, renewing commitments to fulfill the electoral program of his party during the previous elections. Addressing mass rallies at Jabait Al-Ma'adin locality in the Red Sea State on Monday, President Al-Bashir said that the government seeks to provide the citizens of the eastern Sudan with the basic services.

President Al-Bashir gave directives to upgrade Mohammed Goul area into town, explaining that the government is looking forward to establish a port in the area. On his part, the governor of the Red Sea State has enumerated the achievements made by his government in the previous year, pledging to implement further projects in coordination with the federal government.

Sudan Safari source

UPDATE July 10, 2011. The Investment Ministry of the Sudan Government has already identified the need for a port to enable the export of iron ore. [in 2010?] The Osaif Iron Ore Export Port would be near the Egyptian border, which is about 100 km north of Mohammed Qol.

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