PIB | 21 Jul, 2022
Union Minister of State
for Commerce & Industry Anupriya Patel on Wednesday met Amal Salih Saad
Mohamed, Minister of Trade and Supply, Republic of Sudan, who
is on a two day visit to New Delhi to attend 17th CII-EXIM Bank
Conclave on India-Africa Growth Partnership held on 19-20 July 2022.
The Ministers reviewed
the bilateral relations with a focus on trade and investment, defence &
Both sides appreciated
that there is a deep-rooted cultural and people-to-people ties between both the
two countries. Many students from Sudan are pursuing their higher studies in
institutions across India. Both sides agreed to further strengthen and
diversify trade and economic linkages.
MoS emphasized that
India has always stood in solidarity with the people of Sudan and partnered in
undertaking development projects, capacity building and humanitarian
She also called upon
Sudan to effectively utilise and benefit from the preferential market access
offered by India under India’s Duty- Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) Scheme for
Least developed countries (LDCs) and LDCs services waiver schemes.