Egypt and S. Sudan Sign Several Cooperation Agreements

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab attended the signing ceremony of a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding between Egyptian ministries and their counterparts in South Sudan.

The agreements included one in the field of youth for the year 2015-2016. It is aimed at boosting cooperation between the two countries in the field of youth and organizing an annual activity under the title: week of Egypt-South Sudan friendship. The second one is a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the cultural field. A third is signed for cooperation in the higher education field.

Another agreement was signed on cooperation in the field of water resources between the two sides. Also, a memorandum of understanding was signed to establish a model farm based on irrigation system in South Sudan. An MoU was signed on cooperation in the health field and another memorandum was signed on cooperation in the field of electricity between both sides.

Source : Egypt State Information Service