Qatari projects in Sudan's Nile state provide thousands of jobs: Official.
QNA Khartoum The projects implemented by Qatar in Nile state have provided thousands of job opportunities to Sudanese youths, Governor of Sudan's Nile River state Hatem al Wassilah has said. Wassilah praised the level of strategic economic partnership between Qatar and Sudan. He said Qatar gives social responsibility projects special priorities in its investments in Sudan, including the establishment of cities and villages, the provision of services, and the development and rehabilitation of infrastructure, as well as the establishment of smart partnerships with communities to serve the macroeconomy of the country and encourage investors. He said the Qatari oasis project is a role model in the Arab region, for the great benefits that will accrue to Sudan in general, and to the states in particular. With a project area of 481,000 acres, Qatar has reclaimed 159,000 acres according to the latest international agricultural specifications. The Nile River state will benefit from 640,000 feddans, an unprecedented event that opens up new areas of modernisation of villages and pastures as well as the establishment of new infrastructures such as roads, health, education and water facilities with the introduction of the latest technologies in agriculture to increase production, he added. Wassilah stressed that the Qatari projects in the fields of agriculture, electricity and archaeology have brought about a significant shift in the economy of Sudan.
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