Khartoum, May 19 (AFP) Syria and Sudan have discussed in commerce and agriculture and possible future cooperation in the oil industry, Sryian Prime Minister Mohammed Mushtafa Miro said in remarks published Sunday.
Miro briefed Sudanese President Omar el-Beshir on talks of the joint Sudanese-Syrian committee that began here Saturday when the Syrian premier led a ministerial delegation to Sudan, Sudan's state-run SUNA news agency said.
The meetings which Miro chaired with Sudanese First Vice President Ali Osman Taha focused on implementing cooperation accords in the industrial, commercial, agricultural, scientific and cultural fields, he was quoted as saying.
The two sides are also exploring the possible conclusion of agreements for cooperation in other fields, particularly in the oil industry, he said, according to SUNA.
Beshir urged the two sides to probe every avenue for cooperation in every field for further strengthening the "intimate" ties between the two countries, SUNA said.
The Sryian prime minister as well as ministers and business leaders who were accompanying him were due to return to Damascus late Sunday after holding a final round of talks with the Sudanese.