THE INDIAN EXPRESS
CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 16 : The Sudan's Ambassador to India Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohammad has called for stronger trade and economic ties between Sudan and Haryana.
During an interactive session with the Finance Minister Sampat Singh, he said that the ties between India and Sudan which were rooted in the history had always been warm and amicable. The friendship and brotherhood besides the strong bonds of heritage have been further augmented between the two countries by shared objectives and unique similarities of social and cultural diversities, he said.
Mohammad evinced keen interest in exploring areas of possible tie-ups with the state in the fields of agriculture and information technology. While welcoming business and joint ventures, he said that entrepreneurs and experts from both sides should be encouraged to explore opportunities in areas of mutual interest. He hoped that a delegation comprising farmers, researchers and scientists from Sudan could visit the state in near future to witness the technological advancement made in the agriculture sector here. Sampat Singh gave detailed information regarding the rapid development which had taken place in the state. He said that Haryana which had been backward 25 to 30 years ago was now well on its way to progress and was in fact a front-runner state of the country.