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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

VP Directs Updating Study on Poverty Reduction Strategy

Khartoum - Vice President Hassabo Mohamed Abdul Rahman has directed updating the study made in 2012 on poverty reduction strategy up to the year 2016 to help in mapping out a comprehensive strategy for curbing poverty in the country.
This came when the Vice President received at the Republican Palace yesterday State Minister at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning Magdi Hassan Yassin, who briefed him on the progress report for the poverty reduction strategy, which was prepared in 2012 and approved by the parliament.
The State Minister said the meeting discussed the volume of support extended to the issue of reducing poverty in the context of working for formulation of the comprehensive strategy for combating poverty for 2017-2018.