The third batch of wheat delivered to Sudan by the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, amounting to 200 thousand tons, is intended to meet the needs of the Sudanese people of this strategic commodity.
The UAE and Saudi Arabia announced in April 2019 their commitment to provide 540 thousand tons of wheat to support the food security of Sudan, where the first and second batches were delivered during the month of August and included quantities supplied 140 thousand tons of wheat.
Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), said that the food aid provided to the Sudanese people comes under the directives of the leaderships of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Fraternal ties that bring the Sudanese people to the Emirati and Saudi peoples.
He added that the UAE and Saudi Arabia are committed to supplying 540 thousand tons of wheat to the Sudanese people, pointing out that the quantities supplied today, amounting to 200 thousand tons, will cover the needs of Sudan of this commodity for more than three months, as it contributes to achieving economic stability. The Sudanese government is currently in the process.
It is worth mentioning that the quantities of wheat supplied to Sudan come as part of the aid package approved by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in April 2019, amounting to US $ 3 billion, in order to support the economic and financial stability of Sudan. The Central Bank of Sudan, in order to strengthen its financial position, will also spend the rest to meet the urgent needs of the Sudanese people of food, medicine, oil derivatives and the needs of the agricultural season.