Left Menu
Development News Edition

India holds 8th session of Foreign Office Consultations with Sudan: MEA

Devdiscourse News Desk | Delhi | Updated: 04-12-2018 18:27 IST | Created: 04-12-2018 18:12 IST

India and Sudan reviewed bilateral relations, including in areas of trade, defence and capacity building, during the eighth session of the Foreign Office Consultations, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

"During the bilateral Foreign Office Consultations, the entire gamut of bilateral relations that include political, trade, investments, defence and security, human resource development and capacity building, agriculture, Lines of Credit, culture, etc. were reviewed," the MEA said in a statement.

India reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with Sudan in these areas. The two sides also exchanged views on issues of mutual concern at regional and multilateral levels, the statement added.

The Indian side in the talks held Monday was led by B Bala Bhaskar, Joint Secretary (West Asia and North Africa), MEA, while the Sudanese side was led by Ambassador Mahmoud Fadl Abdel Rasoul Mohammed, Director General of Arab and Asian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sudan.

(With inputs from agencies.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



COVID-19 becomes a lifeline for Lebanon’s status quo

The pandemic had succeeded where Lebanons ruling elite had failed getting protesters off the streets and giving the status quo a second chance....


Latest News

Saudi, Russia press on with oil cut deal at G20 talks, U.S. offers help

Top oil nations pushed to finalise a deal on sweeping oil cuts at G20 talks on Friday to lift prices slammed by the coronavirus crisis with Russia and Saudi Arabia taking the lions share and the United States showing unusual willingness to ...

Nigeria rejects U.S. senator's query over $300 mln Abacha loot repatriation

Nigerias anti-graft agency has criticised a letter from a powerful U.S. senator questioning the return to Nigeria of more than 300 million in funds looted by former military ruler General Sani Abacha.The dispute, relating to a tri-partite a...

Italy extends coronavirus lockdown until May 3 - Prime Minister

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday the government was extending the nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus until May 3, though a few types of shops would be allowed to re-open from April 14. This is a difficult but...

Preacher to Pope Francis: Virus reminds us we're all mortal

In a sign of humble obedience, Pope Francis prostrated himself for a few minutes on the floor of a nearly empty St Peters Basilica in a Good Friday service, where the papal preacher said the coronavirus has reminded people that they are mor...

Give Feedback