Date: 24 Aug, 2016
His Excellency Mohamed Bin Obaid Al-Mazrooei, AAAID President and a delegation of AAAID experts visited His Excellency Dr.Awad Ahmed Al Jazz-Advisor to the President on Wednesday 24/8/2016 in his office in Khartoum. The visit came in in the context of AAAID’s senior management efforts to hold the Third Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment in the first quarter of 2017.
His Excellency AAAID President extended his gratitude and respect to His Excellency the Advisor to the President and all of the Sudan government officials for their warm welcome and continuous support of AAAID’s activities and head office. He added that the main purpose of his visit was to provide an overview of the Third Arab Conference for Agricultural Investment in the first Quarter of 2017.
His Excellency The Advisor welcome AAAID’s President and his delegation and thanked his Excellency for the visit. He placed emphasis on the vital role that the authority is playing towards the achievement of Arab food security by utilizing Sudan’s rich agricultural resources in enactment of His Excellency the President of the Republic’s food security initiative.
AAAID delivered an introductory presentation of the Conference explaining the rationale behind the selection of the Republic of Sudan as a host country. Among these are the support of His Excellency the President of the Republic’s food security initiative and the achievements that have been accomplished in the field of agricultural investment and development. Further, the country’s comparative and competitive advantage, attractive investment climate and investment privileges, focus of Arab and international funds, organizations and businessmen with agricultural investment projects in Sudan and the success stories of investors and companies are all success factors for the conference.
In addition, they included encouraging Arab governments to create an attractive investment climate by facilitating procedures, providing privileges and customs concessions to investors in the agricultural sector on locally produced agricultural commodities. In addition, the conference session topics were addressed including His Excellency the President of the Republic’s food security initiative, agricultural investment policies, plant and animal production, food and agricultural processing and innovation in the agricultural sector. His Excellency also mentioned the expected participants that included ministries, organizations, business men and investors, funds, financing banks and other bodies related to investment related bodies.
His Excellency Dr.Awad Al Jazz welcomed AAAID President and his delegation and wished the authority success in its serious endeavors to increase investments in Sudan. Further, he commended the Conference objectives and ensured their importance and the appropriateness of the timing of its organization. H.E Dr.Al Jazz committed to providing AAAID and its companies in the host country all the support for practicing its focused activities to reinforce Arab food security. He added that the Ministry was committed to supporting AAAID in achieving the initiative of His Excellency the President of the Republic’s Food Security Initiative by means of optimum utilization of Sudan’s agricultural resources.