President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has received a written message from the Jordanian Monarch, King Abdalla bin Al-Hussein, inviting him to participate in the Arab Summit, scheduled in Jordan by the end of next March, and progress of the bilateral relations between Sudan and Jordan.
The message was extended to President Al-Bashir when he received in his office at the Republican Palace Monday the visiting envoy of the Jordanian Monarch and Deputy Economic Affairs Minister, Dr. Jawad Al-Anani.
Meanwhile, President Al-Bashir has affirmed the keenness of Sudan government to consolidate the bilateral relations with Jordan for the interest of the two sister countries.
In a press statement after the meeting, Dr. Al-Anani said that he discussed with President Al-Bashir progress of the fraternal relations between the Jordanian and Sudanese peoples and ways of cementing them as well as current issues at the Arab arena.
Dr. Jawad said that Sudan and Jordan have agreed on holding meetings of the joint ministerial committee in next February toward boosting further the bilateral relations.
He said that an agreement was reached also that the Jordanian Aqaba Port is to be a center for transporting the Sudanese exports to Europe and that Port-Sudan harbor is to be a center for transporting the Jordanian exports to African countries.
Dr. Al-Anani has appreciated the leading role of Sudan concerning the Arab issues due to its distinguished geographical location in the region.
Meanwhile, he said that the coming Arab summit aims for setting a joint Arab strategy, adding that the Arab nation is needy for a united Arab position and joint Arab action to face the current challenges and problems.
He said that terrorism which feeds and grows in the atmosphere of unemployment is one of the common Arab problems, indicating that the Arab - African relations is one of the issues that will be discussed by the coming Arab summit in Jordan.