Khartoum, Nov. 30 (SUNA) - The President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan, has praised the Kuwaiti investments in Sudan, pointing out that Kuwait is one of the first countries to invest in Sudan, and that its investments are qualitative and strategic for the Sudanese economy.
During his meeting in his office on Wednesday, the Executive President and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwaiti Zain Group, Eng. Badr Nasser Al-Kharafi, in the presence of the Acting Minister of Communications and Digital Transformation, Adel Hassan, Gen. Al-Burhan affirmed Sudan welcome to the Kuwaiti investments, stressing the government’s commitment to overcoming all obstacles it faces.
Eng. Al-Kharafi affirmed in a press statement the commitment of the Kuwait to invest in Sudan, noting that he conveyed to the President of the Sovereignty Council the greetings of His Highness the Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and his concern with expanding the Kuwaiti investments in Sudan
He stated that Zain is committed to investing in Sudan, and that it has assigned the equivalent of 800 million dollars for its investments in Sudan during the next five years, through which it will provide the best services to the network in addition to the fiber optic services.
Eng. Al-Kharafi indicated that Zain company will also work in the field of digital services and digital banking services, which it has already implemented in a number of countries, noting that the company has begun procedures for obtaining an installation license from the Ministry of Communications and Digital Transformation in Sudan.
He announced a second visit by the Zain Group management delegation to Sudan, accompanied by the company's technical team, during which they will launch the start of work on some of these services.