Title: Sudan’s president receives written message from Emir of Qatar
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 12-19-2014, 04:36 PM
December 19, 2014-Khartoum-SudaneseOnline-Sudan’s president, Omer Al-Bashir, has received a written message from Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, pertaining to bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest.
The message was handed over by the Qatari Ambassador to Khartoum, Rashid bin Abdul Rahman Al-Nuaimi, on Thursday that of office of Sudan’s president at the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers
Doha hosted the Darfur peace talks since 2009 which ended with the signing of a peace agreement between Khartoum and the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) in 2011. But major Darfuri rebel groups refused to join.
The Qatari government has confirmed its commitment to the Darfur issue, especially with regards to projects for stability of displaced persons and refugees.
Qatar has long been one of Sudan’s few political and financial backers. Last April, Sheikh Tamim visited Khartoum in which a large Forex deposit in Sudan’s Central Bank was announced.
The Sudanese economy has been facing growing woes since the secession of the oil-rich south in mid-2011 and has been seeking external help to shore up its deficits.