President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks today with Sudanese government delegation headed by the Minister of Local Government, Mr. Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid.
Asmara, 9 May 2011 – President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks today with Sudanese government delegation headed by the Minister of Local Government, Mr. Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid.
In the meeting at the State Palace, the two sides conducted discussion on enhancing bilateral relations and the implementation of the agreement as regards free movement of the people of both countries to and fro in line with the agreement reached during the visit of President Omar Hassen Al-Beshir to Eritrea this year.
Also in the meeting, President Isaias stressed the significance of strengthening the historical Eritrea-Sudanese ties in all domains in a manner that serves the interests of the two peoples. To this end, he put forth constructive ideas aimed at strengthening the relations.
Mr. Ibrahim Mahmoud told ERINA that the visit is aimed at further enhancing the existing relations of cooperation between the two countries and conveying the greetings of the Sudanese leader to President Isaias. He also stated that an understanding has been reached on signing the agreement on free movement of peoples and property to and fro of both countries.