فضاء السودان المفتوح للإستثمار والتنمية

Visit of the State Minister at the Ministry of Investment to Garri Free Zone.

Let. General Osama Mukhtar AlNoor, State Minister at the Ministry of Investment, has adopted all the proposals of the Free Zones and pledged to find urgent solutions to the obstacles that hinder its progress in order to contribute to the national economy.
The  State Minister declared that  during his visit to  Garri Free Zone located north of  Khartoum,  accompanied by Mr. Yusuf  Mohammed Karrar,  the Director General of the Sudanese Free  Zones and Markets Co.SFZ.

The visiting delegation also comprising Engr. Hamdan Khalifa Mukhtar, the General Manager of the Free Zones Directorate  and managers  of the  relevant departments in addition to  a number of investors to the free zone.

The State Minister said that we should focus on an attractive investment environment to increase exports and raise economic growth, especially Garri Free Zone is one of the investment opportunities. He promised to hold an urgent meeting with the concerned Ministries, Customs Authority , Sudan Metrology and Standards Corporation  SFZ to discuss the policies of the free zones and how to develop them.

Mr. Yusuf  Mohammed Karrar,  the Director General of the Sudanese Free  Zones and Markets Co.SFZ.welcomed the visit of the State Minister, who described it as inspiring, noting that the company is working to solve all the obstacles of the free zones, especially Garri Free Zone and give priority to contribute to the national economy.

State Minister at the Ministry of  Investment praised the achievements of the work done by the Sudanese  Free Zones and Co.SFZ .

On the other hand , Mr. Mamoun Mohamed Ahmed Garri Free GFZ Zone Manager  , gave a presentation  on the objectives of the Free Zones, the package of incentives enjoyed by the investors  and the contribution  of free zones in promoting quality investment. He also reviewed the achievements of the GFZ during the past period. He  called for addressing the root causes  of the stuck- goods that affect the revenues and banking activity  and give priority to add values ​​to the industrial activity in the free zones to go parallel and match with the advantages of COMESA and solve  the problem of bank transfers to conduct business in a favorable and conducive atmosphere .