Bi­lat­eral ties reach high­est level af­ter Al-Bashir visit: Su­danese con­sul to Egypt

Egyp­tian, Su­danese lead­ers agreed to boost com­mon in­ter­ests of both coun­tries

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The Su­danese gen­eral con­sul to Egypt,Ab­dul Hameed El-Beshry,said Tuesday that Egyp­tian-Su­danese re­la­tions are wit­ness­ing their high­est level of de­vel­op­ment and sta­bil­ity. He also added that the visit of Su­danese Pres­i­dent Omar Al-Bashir to Egypt opened broad hori­zons for co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the two coun­tries.

Ac­cord­ing to his state­ment, El-Beshry dis­cussed the sit­u­a­tion of Su­danese ex­pa­tri­ates with Karar To­hamy, sec­re­tary gen­eral of the Author­ity of Su­danese Ex­pa­tri­ates Af­fairs, in the Su­danese cap­i­tal Khar­toum.

They also dis­cussed reg­u­lat­ing the sit­u­a­tion of the Su­danese com­mu­nity in Egypt, par­tic­u­larly with re­gard to smart pass­ports, as well as birth cer­tifi­cates and mar­riage and di­vorce doc­u­ments.

El-Beshry added that the Egyp­tian Con­sulate in Khar­toum is­sues six-month en­try visas for Su­danese ci­ti­zens. For its part, the Su­danese Con­sulate in Cairo is­sues six-month en­try visas for Egyp­tians trav­el­ling to Khar­toum.Also, Egyp­tian au­thor­i­ties ex­empted Su­danese ci­ti­zens from pay­ing the ar­rears of their stay in Egypt, mak­ing Su­danese per­sons owe only one year of ar­rears.

Lately, Egyp­tian-Su­danese re­la­tions have been wit­ness­ing a rap­proche­ment af­ter weeks of trou­bled re­la­tions over sev­eral is­sues, in­clud­ing the Halayeb and Sha­la­teen tri­an­gle and Su­dan al­legedly host­ing mem­bers of the banned Mus­lim Brother­hood or­gan­i­sa­tion, in ad­di­tion to the me­dia spat fol­low­ing Su­dan’s al­lowance ofTurkey to de­velop Swaken Is­land in the Red Sea.

On Mon­day, Pres­i­dent Ab­del Fat­tah Al-Sisi re­ceived his Su­danese coun­ter­part Al-Bashir in Cairo.The two lead­ers agreed to boost the com­mon in­ter­ests of both coun­tries with re­spect to the in­ter­nal cir­cum­stances of the two coun­tries. Al-Bashir said, dur­ing the press con­fer­ence fol­low­ing the meet­ing, that there is po­lit­i­cal will to solve any prob­lem that may arise be­tween the two coun­tries.

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