The United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Sudan launched a strategic partnership in government modernization, as part of the joint efforts between the two countries to enhance cooperation and exchange experiences and knowledge in various fields, for the benefit of the two countries and their brotherly peoples.
His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Hamdok, the Sudanese Prime Minister, participated in some of the bilateral meetings, where he welcomed the delegation of the state, stressing the depth and excellence of the relations between the two countries, and appreciating the UAE’s support for Sudan, and its significant contribution to addressing Sudan’s return to the international community and the international development community.
This came as part of an official visit by a delegation from the UAE government to the Republic of Sudan headed by Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Governmental Development and the Future. And opportunities to expand the circle of cooperation and exchange of knowledge and expertise in the areas of government work, and witnessed the signing of the strategic partnership agreement in government modernization, through which the two sides will work to share expertise and knowledge to develop government work in various fields.
The Emirati delegation included: Abdullah Nasser Lootah, Director General of the Prime Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Abdul Rahman Abdul Manan Al Awar, Director General of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, and Dr. Yasser Al Naqbi, Assistant Director General for Government Leadership and Capabilities in the Prime Minister’s Office at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, and Hamad Mohammed Hamid Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Sudan. The UAE government delegation held a series of meetings with senior officials of the Sudanese government, during which they reviewed prospects for cooperation in the areas of government modernization, and discussed future opportunities to launch joint projects, ways to strengthen bilateral frameworks, and exchange experiences in areas of common interest.
His Excellency Dr. Hamdok is developing relations between the two countries on a regular basis in all fields, expressing his hopes that the bilateral cooperation between the two countries will achieve what is good and in the interest of the two peoples. He said: “We aspire for a strategic relationship based on that.” The Sudanese Prime Minister expressed his admiration for the UAE’s experience in the field of government work, stressing Sudan’s desire to benefit from it, noting that the bilateral agreement between the two countries will contribute to setting up a program to assist the government in addressing the civil service as one of the biggest transition challenges that require treatments that help create A professional civil service that can perform the role required of it in implementing plans and programs in a scientific and systematic manner.
Her Excellency Ohood Al Roumi stressed that the UAE government, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, is focusing on strengthening joint cooperation with the governments of brotherly and friendly countries, as part of its efforts to consolidate distinguished and constructive partnership relations aimed at strengthening development process. Ohood Al-Roumi said: The partnership with the Government of the Republic of Sudan reflects the depth of the brotherly relations between the two countries, and their keenness to reach advanced stages of joint work, constructive cooperation and the exchange of knowledge and experiences, in a manner that serves the interests of the two countries and their brotherly peoples. His Excellency Eng. Khaled Omar Youssef, Minister of Cabinet Affairs in the Republic of Sudan, stressed that Sudan is witnessing one of the practical steps in the path of openness and the transfer of mutual experiences with its brothers in the region in general, especially with the United Arab Emirates, with which relations extend for several decades, explaining that the path It has paved the way for building a relationship based on the exchange of experiences, cooperation and joint integration for the benefit of the two peoples. For her part, His Excellency Tayseer Al Nourani, Minister of Labor and Administrative Reform in the Republic of Sudan, affirmed the endeavor to benefit from all experiences in the field of government development, and from the distinguished government experiences in the UAE.