Khartoum, July 31 (SUNA) – The President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has affirmed Sudan readiness and desire to strengthen its relations, cooperation and friendship with the United States, adding that Sudan doors are open for the American investments for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
He praised, during his meeting in his office Saturday with an American delegation consisting of former members of the US Congress, businessmen and officials of voluntary organizations, the level of progress witnessed in the bilateral relations between Khartoum and Washington, stressing Sudan desire to establish a partnership with the United States that is based on friendship and constructive cooperation.
In a press statement after the meeting, a member of the US delegation, Mark Siljander, who is a former member of the US Congress, said that the delegation felt the will and desire of the President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council to complete the peace process in Sudan, and work for making the transitional period a success by achieving harmony among the components of the transitional government.
He explained that the delegation had a fruitful and constructive meeting with the President of the Sovereignty Council, noting in this regard that Gen. Al-Burhan has expressed his keenness to strengthen and expand horizons of the joint cooperation with the United States and to work together to establish future partnership and friendship relations.
The former member of the US Congress, Ambassador Richard Dick Swett, said that he has worked in cooperation with some American companies and organizations during the past 10 years in Sudan to enhance the cooperation between the two countries in the field of economic development, which he said represents the solution to Sudan current and future problems, in addition to working in the field of sustainable community construction and providing job opportunities to support the middle class in Sudan.
He announced the desire of a number of new American companies to invest in Sudan, after the real change that the country is witnessing at the level of government and society, and the strong desire for cooperation and partnership with the United States.
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