Khartoum – Former Minister of Culture, Eltayeb Hassan Badawi affirmed that the Sudanese/Indonesia relations are deep-rooted and was crowned by the visit of Sheikh
Ahmed Sorkatti to Indonesia who spread Islam a matter that represents pride to Sudanese.
He pointed out, while addressing the Indonesian Embassy celebration of the 72nd Independence Anniversary, that the visit of last Sudanese leader Ismail Al-Azhari and his participation in Bandung besides the participation of Sudan in the Islamic Cooperation Summit.
He concluded that the two countries have exerted great efforts to increase the trade exchange.
For his part, the Endonesian Ambassador addressed the ceremony welcoming the distinguihsed guests, giving examples of his countries contribution in the international community activties,
adding that number of the Indonesian Armed Forces Battalions, military observers and military staffs as well as Formed Police Unit and Individual Police Officers have been actively participating under the umbrella of the United Nations in various countries, including Sudan. Our Armed Forces Battalions have been participating under the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (the UNAMID) in Al Geneina. While the Indonesian Formed Police Units have also been participating under the UNAMID in Al Fasher.
He said that in the United Nations Security Council for period of 2019-2020, Indonesia will play
more active role in contributing to international efforts in building and keeping international peace for the shake of interest of all nations in the World.
He affirmed that Indonesia and Sudan have a longstanding and excellent political
relations, expressing his pleasure to observe the growing sense of trust and
comfort in bilateral relations of the two brotherly countries since the
establishment of the diplomatic relations in 1960.