16 March 2019, 8:02 am

Dirdiri, UNIDO Director discuss joint cooperation projects

The Foreign Minister Dr. Al-Dirdeeri Mohammad Ahmed met Friday at the UN Premises in Vienna with the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Mr. Lee Yong within his current visit to participate in the Ministerial Conference of the 62nd Session of the Commission of the Narcotic Drugs. The two sides discussed the vital cooperation projects implemented by the Organization in the Sudan in the field of industrial development, stressing the importance of working on increasing these projects and diversifying them through a country program that includes strategic sectors such as agricultural processing projects, renewable energy and industrial parks in various fields of industrial development. The both sides emphasized the importance of conducting a comprehensive survey to identify the key needs of the industrial sectors in which UNIDO could provide projects in cooperation with Sudan. Li Yong thanked the minister for his visit and his interest in strengthening the relationship with the organization, which Sudan is one of its important partners.

SUNA