Khartoum – Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the Arab League (AL) for humanitarian relief, Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Thani confirmed on Friday that the AL will continue its growing role to achieve security, stability and development in Darfur states.
She said, in a press conference held in Khartoum that her visit to the country had included the opening of a number of developmental and services projects, which were implemented by the AL in its efforts for reconstruction and development in the region.
For his part, AL envoy to Sudan, Ambassador Salah Halima stressed the importance of Sheikha Hessa’s visit, which marks the establishment of a mechanism for coordination of humanitarian assistance between Arab countries and keeping pace with the process of the national dialogue.
He pointed out that the visit also comes in light of a new phase for the AL role that focuses on the process of development and reconstruction, rebuilding and contributing to achieving security and stability in Darfur states.
Halima said Sheikha Hessa has conducted field visits to North Darfur and South Kordofan to assess and identify the needs and requirements of humanity in the next phase.
He pointed out that Sheikha Hessa held several meetings and consultations with a number of Sudanese officials dealing with political, humanitarian and development fields and future vision in the rebuilding and reconstruction, in addition to her meetings with a number of Arab organisations working in Sudan for the exchange of views and ideas and to encourage the Arab role in the humanitarian sphere and development.