President Isaias departed to Sudan
President Isaias Afwerki departed to Sudan, at 11:00 a.m. this morning, for a two-day working visit.
Presidential delegation includes Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Ghebreab.
President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Khartoum, Sudan today. He was received by the head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, a number of Ministers and members of the Eritrean Embassy in Khartoum.
President Isaias Afwerki and his delegation were accorded warm welcome on their arrival at Khartoum International Airport by the President of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan, Foreign Minister al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, and other senior Sudanese officials and dignitaries
In their meeting at Aljemhuria State House in Khartoum this afternoon, President Isaias Afwerki and President of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, General Abdel Fatah al Burhan, reaffirmed commitment of both countries to further consolidate their bilateral ties rooted on common history and shared values
The two leaders further agreed to strengthen their efforts in the implementation of the Agreement of Cooperation reached between the two countries in the political, economic, social, security and military fields. T
The two Heads of State further urged for continuation of the consultative forum launched by leaders in the region and which remains vital for bolstering bilateral ties through a wider, Horn of Africa, framework of cooperation. They also exchanged views on current regional issues
At their meeting in late afternoon hours today, President Isaias Afwerki and PM Abdella Hamdock emphasized the importance of regional integration in the HOA as the challenges that each country is grappling with are interlinked with, and influences, developments in the other countries
President Isaias Afwerki and PM Hamdock further noted that such a framework will be critical for optimal utilization of the region’s huge human and natural endowments. They agreed to focus on few, concrete, projects to consolidate Eritrea-Sudan bilateral ties within the regional framework