• Short Summary

    As a result of negotiations in Khartoum, which lasted from Sunday until Tuesday (16 to 18 April), West Germany has agreed to ogive Sudan financial and technical aid worth more than 55 million dollars.

  • Description

    As a result of negotiations in Khartoum, which lasted from Sunday until Tuesday (16 to 18 April), West Germany has agreed to ogive Sudan financial and technical aid worth more than 55 million dollars. The negotiations came as a result of a meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva last month. then, it was agreed that aid should be given in the form of grants rather than loans, and Sudan is the first recipient under the new arrangement.

    SYNOPSIS: The agreement was signed by Herr Winfried Boll from the West German Ministry of Economic Cooperation, and the Sudanese minister of Planning, Nasr El Din Mustafa. Under the agreement, of the almost 40 million dollars made available for the financial programme, 10 million dollars will be used for the electrification of the towns of Karima and Merowe. A further 10 million will be tied to supplies from West Germany. The technical co-operation includes an agricultural pilot project in the Nuba Mountains, engineering design for the new port of Suakin, the improvement of health services, and the immediate delivery of generators for the Public Electricity and Water Corporation.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6IRPGRZXU1FA5U79TJR4TU4XP
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IRPGRZXU1FA5U79TJR4TU4XP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment