Belarus seeking to participate in oil, gas surveying, extraction in Sudan

Belarus and Sudan are negotiating the participation of Belarusian companies in the surveying and development of oil and gas fields in Sudan.

Selling Belarus-made equipment for oil and gas surveying and extraction to Sudan is being discussed as well, state-run news agency BelTA reports with reference to Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka.

“We have equipment for oil and gas surveying as well as oil and gas extraction. In other words, we can work together in many ways,” he said.

Apart from partnership in the fuel and energy sphere Belarus and Sudan are considering prospects of cooperation in other branches of economy, including mechanical engineering and agriculture.

On January 16, Belarus president Alyaksandr Lukashenka arrived in Sudan on a two-day official visit. In Khartoum, Lukashenka held talks with Sudan president Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir. The parties agreed to step up cooperation between the two countries in a number of areas, including trade, industry, agriculture, and humanitarian affairs., following BelTA

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