Monday, November 23, 2009

Sudan to construct military hospital in Djibouti

November 21, 2009 (ADDIS ABABA)

Sudan will construct a military hospital for Djibouti armed forces, according to a bilateral agreement inked this week in the capital of Horn of Africa country.

The deal was signed by Dijbouti National Defence Minister Ougoureh Kifleh Ahmed and Gen Al-Sadiq Kismalla, secretary general of the medical services fund for the Sudanese army. on Thursday 19 November.

The construction of military hospital will be entirely financed by the Sudanese government, reported the official Djibouti news agency.

The Sudanese ambassador to Djibouti, Hassan Al-Tayib, the deputy chief of General Defence Staff, Gen Hassan Ali Kamil and the secretary general for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Badri Ahmed Bogoreh, took part in the signing of the agreement.

Defence Minister Ougoureh thanked in a brief speech, the Sudanese government for its assistance and its support for the construction of a new health structure for the Djibouti armed forces.

The minister added that the noble project will lead to the improvement of the health environment of our armed forces, their families as well as Djibouti’s population.

The Sudanese military delegation led by Gen Al-Sadiq Qismallah, also held talks with the foreign affairs and international cooperation minister, Mahmoud Ali Youssouf.

Talks focused on bilateral cooperation and in particular on the construction by the Sudanese part of a new hospital for Djibouti armed forces in 2010.

The two parties discussed the diary for the next joint cabinet meeting between Djibouti and Sudan planned for January 2010.