Minister of Animal Resources, Fisheries and Pastures Dr Faisal Hassan Ibrahim
Khartoum - SUNA
The Minister of Animal Resources, Fisheries and Pastures, Dr. Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, has affirmed his ministry's keenness to improve the infrastructure to support the livestock's exports and to increase the livestock exports.
This came during his meeting Tuesday with the Deputy Chairman of the Agriculture Committee at the Nigerian Parliament, Munir Papa.
The two sides reviewed progress of the animal resources production and ways to remove obstacles that are impeding the export process between the two countries.
Dr. Faisal has affirmed that Sudan is a state of vast areas, large animal resources, potentialities to increase income and to push ahead the development in the field of agriculture and the animal production.
He said his ministry is implementing a project on animal consensus within the plan of the current year 2014 together with a plan to enhance the veterinary services to keep a healthy and safe national herd to increase the production and productivity and achieve the self-sufficient, in addition to the contribution of each state in the animal resources exports, and it is expecting that this year will witness wide progress in the field of exports to reach 5 million heads of cattle , a matter that emphasized the necessity of the development of the exports markets to support the national economy.
Munir Papa has appreciated the great role being played the Federal Ministry in pushing ahead the development process in the country, adding that the visit comes in the context of reactivating the protocols between the two countries via the development of the agriculture committee and possibilities to reactivate the animal resources exports to the state of Nigeria, assuring full cooperation in the context of linking the bilateral relations in the field of improving and developing the sector to ensure the production increase and support the national economy between the two countries.