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Dagalo: “There is No Privatization or Sale of the Port to Any Party”

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Port Sudan 3/15/2022 — The Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, accompanied by the Governor of the Red Sea, the ministers of the economic sector, and specialists in this field inspected today the ports, the southern port (container port), and the northern port (the port of cars and bulk goods (grain). and Al-Khair Port for Petroleum Derivatives, where His Excellency listened to detailed reports on the functioning of those ports, and the challenges and problems they face.

His Excellency affirmed the government’s keenness and interest in ports and their workers to provide all services and create a work environment.

He renewed his sovereignty to port workers and officials, that there is no privatization or sale of ports to any party, but work to develop and maintain them, and stressed that workers will not be subjected to any injustice, but will receive all their rights in addition to training and rehabilitation. He continued, “There has been no proposal to privatize or sell the port, and what is being raised in this regard are just baseless allegations.”

His Excellency also met with the Sea Ports Authority and listened to clear enlightenment about its work, where he referred to the need to work on developing ports, by bringing in new cranes and increasing the anchorages in terms of being the artery of Sudan, stressing that it is one of the government’s priorities.

On the other hand, all the Sheayab tribes in the northern port honored the Vice-President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant-General Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo, for his interest in the issues of the citizens of the Red Sea State, especially the Sheayab tribes, which gave up their lands in favor of the ports, and the Vice-President of the Sovereignty Council pledged to provide all basic services, including water and others. Return the rights to their owners in accordance with the law.

At the same time, he stressed that the national interests should not be harmed by causing the accumulation of goods and the destruction of grain, directing adherence to unity and solidarity and that the Shuayyab tribes should receive positive discrimination for the lands they deserved.

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