Dr Awad Ahmad al-Jaz, Minister of Energy and Mining, Sudan is especially pleased that cooperation between Sudan and Ethiopia in the electric power and petroleum fields is being encouraged and that progress is being made in building relations between the two countries.

His Ethiopian counterpart has expressed hopes that the growing relationship between Sudan and Ethiopia could serve as an example of cooperation in Africa.

Cooperation is not being confined to the power and petroleum fields only, but will be expanded to other areas.