Sudan can become ‘food basket’ for Arab world

Sudan is capable of becoming the food basket of the Arab region, the UAE's economy minister has said. His Excellency Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, called for promoting investment opportunities in the country's agriculture and food industry ahead of an Annual Investment Meeting with a Sudanese delegation in Dubai from April 11-13. According to WAM, with AED 22 billion, the UAE is the second largest Arab Gulf investor in the country after Saudi Arabia. Mining, agriculture, livestock, properties, infrastructure and power generation are Sudan’s most promising sectors with total investment from Arab Gulf countries standing at AED 77 billion in these areas.

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