The Minister of Energy and Oil, Eng. Jaden Ali Obaid, discussed in his office with the representative of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) issues in Sudan’s energy sector. In the meeting headed by the main representative of the Sudan Office Koji Sakani, they discussed issues related to the energy sector in Sudan and alternative and renewable energies of various types, especially solar energy. In particular discussions focused within the framework of training and providing assistance to workers in this sector so that Sudan can benefit from its natural resources, which God blessed him with.
The minister pointed out that there are villages and cities on the outskirts of Sudan that need development and investment in energy fields in order to be able to exploit their own resources, in light of the availability of natural resources and presence of sunlight most hours of the day. He stressed the importance of utilizing the capabilities of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and directed the ministry arrange for discussions through an ambitious plan to work in all areas of energy.
For his part, Koji Sakani, the main representative of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Sudan office, affirmed the agency’s desire to provide any kind of training in all areas that Sudan needs, and said JICA has special interest in states that lack energy and possess natural resources including states of Kordofan because they enjoy the brightness of the sun’s light for long hours. He affirming that the agency will stand with Sudan at this time, fully aware of Sudan’s need in these critical circumstances that it is going through from crises and others.