The Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife of Sudan Dr Mohamed Abu Zaid Mustafa praised the significant role played by Qatar in enhancing security and stability in his country as well as promoting the Sudanese economy through major development projects, particularly in the field of archaeology.
He said in statements yesterday the Qatari project for the restoration of the Sudanese antiquities intended for the rehabilitation of archaeological sites in the River Nile and northern states at a total cost of $135mn to become a global attractive tourist destination.
Qatar’s support will enable Sudan to highlight its great richness in the field of archaeology, he said.

Saudi speaker arrives in Doha
Speaker of Shura Council in Saudi Arabia, Dr Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Ibrahim al-Sheikh, and his accompanying delegation arrived in Doha yesterday.
The delegation was welcomed upon arrival at Hamad International Airport by Speaker of the Advisory (Shura) Council, HE Mohamed bin Mubarak al-Khulaifi, Deputy Speaker of the Advisory Council, HE Issa bin Rabia al-Kuwari and the Secretary-General of the Advisory Council, Fahad bin Mubarak al-Khayareen.