Sudan to receive aid from Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates

According to official statements, $500million will be deposited in the country’s Central Bank. The rest of the funding will be delivered in food
A Sudanese protester flashes victory sign in front of a national flag during a protest outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 21, 2019. – Sudanese protest leaders suspended talks with military rulers, after the army failed to meet their demand for an immediate transfer to civilian rule on April 21, 2019. The protest leaders had planned to name members of a civilian body to take over from the ruling military council which took power on April 11 after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

$3 billion in aid is on its way to help Sudan in its transition period following the ousting of former President, Omar al-Bashir. This was agreed upon by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 

According to official statements, $500million will be deposited in the country’s Central Bank. The rest of the funding will be delivered in food, medicine and petroleum products. 

Protests have however continued in Khartoum at the Defence Ministry over demands that the transition period is handled by civilians and not the military. 

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