North Darfur Inaugurates Cattle Exports to Libya
Fasher - Government of North Darfur state inaugurated yesterday morning the exportation of Sudanese cattle to Libya through air flight s to Fasher Airport to Alkufra Airport in Libya.
Governor of North Darfur state Osman Mohammed Yousif Kibir said in a statement to (Sudan Vision) exporting Sudanese cattle is considered a major leap and part of the economic propelling momentum for activating economic activities to create new economic revenue sources for the state, saying his state will become attractive to all investors in all fields to enable productive citizens to benefit from exports in a direct way.
North Darfur Minister of Finance Abdo Da'aod Suleiman said in a statement to (Sudan Vision) that North Darfur state commenced cattle exports to Libya anew; a number of cattle estimated at 10 thousand to be transferred aerially to Libya through three regular flights daily from Fasher airport to Alkufra airport. He said the first batch is 850 cattle and the rest will be exported daily to complete the number by the end of the month of Ramadan; saying the goal behind this operation is to attract foreign currency and gives economic incentives to local producers as well as realizing commodity exchange goals between North Darfur and Libya in the overall framework of enhancing relations between the two countries. He confirmed that exports will not affect local production.
By Malik Dahab, 03/08/2012