Sudan and the UK: Trade and Investment

4th February, Virtual Event

EVENT OVERVIEW

On 4th February 2021 DMA will be hosting its first engagement with Sudan since 2017. 

Following the lifting of sanctions, this event will explore the country's stability and trade and investment potential. It will take a deep-dive into opportunities within sustainable agriculture, energy, industry, infrastructure, financial services and mineral sectors. 

Opened by the Lord Sheikh, this event will feature HE Mohamed Abdalla Idris, Ambassador of Sudan to the UK and senior representatives of the Sudanese Government. It will take a deep-dive into opportunities within sustainable agriculture, energy, industry, infrastructure, financial services and mineral sectors.

Registation for this event will open shortly. 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

09:00 – 09:15 Opening Remarks 

  • Lord Sheikh, Baron Sheikh of Cornhill in the City of London
  • HE Mohamed Abdalla Idris, Ambassador of Sudan to the UK 
  • Zeinab Badawi, International Broadcaster and Chair, Royal African Society  

09:15 – 09:35 Keynote Address

  • HE the Prime Minister/Hon. Minister or Foreign Affairs 
  • Hon. Minister of Finance 
  • British Government representative 

09:35 – 10:05 Trade and Investment Opportunities 

  • Chair: Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA
  • Ministry of Industry and Trade 
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources 
  • Ministry of Energy and Mining 
  • US State Department 
  • Private Sector Speaker 

10:05 – 10:15 Q&A Session 

10:15 – 10:20 Closing Remarks 

  • British Government representative