President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with the Sudanese delegation headed by the Administrator of Kassala region, Mr. Mohammed Yosuf Hamid.
Asmara, 2 August 2010 – President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with the Sudanese delegation headed by the Administrator of Kassala region, Mr. Mohammed Yosuf Hamid.
In the meeting at the Denden Hall, the President gave extensive briefings on the growing Eritrean-Sudanese relations, and stressed the need for the Gash-Barka and Kassala regions to enhance contacts and bilateral cooperation on the basis of such solid ties.
Mr. Mohammed Yosuf Hamid told ERINA following the talks that President Isaias’ briefings ascertained the deeply rooted relations between Eritrea and Sudan in general and the Kassala region in particular, besides highlighting Eritrea’s goodwill. He further explained that the President put forth useful views on ways of introducing mechanisms along the common border that would facilitate trading activities and reinforce the work of the beneficiaries.
Lauding the warm hospitality accorded the delegation on the part of the people and Government of Eritrea, the regional Administrator asserted that he would strive to further enhance relations between the two countries.