SUST HOSTS MEETING OF THE CONSULTATIVE ECONOMIC COUNCIL
Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST) hosted the first meeting of the Consultative Economic Council (CEC) of the Council of Ministers. The Vice-chancellor, Professor Awad Saad Hassan, addressed the opening of the meeting. His Excellency presented a brief summary about SUST, stating that it includes twenty-five colleges in ten compounds in Khartoum State. He enumerated the various disciplines of the university in the fields of engineering, medical, scientific, and humanities; moreover, he highlighted its uniqueness in the academic and research fields and its proven role in serving the community. Professor Awad Saad stressed on SUSTís readiness to cooperate with the Consultative Economic Council in all research requested by the Council of Ministers and expressed unlimited support for them in the fields of studies and consultations for various productive sectors.
The Deputy Vice-chancellor, Professor Mahdi Abbas Shakak, welcomed the attendees, praising the importance of the Councilís formation, composition and diversity, which includes in its membership businesspersons and academics.
The principal, Professor Abdel-Azim Suleiman Al-Muhal, welcomed the attendees and spoke about the economic situation in the country and means of deal with it. He asked, as an academic, about many of the economic projects that were planned and did not see the light yet, explaining that if they were implemented, there would be a lot of good return to Sudan and the desired development would take place.
The CEC members thanked the university administration for their good hosting and talked about the advantages of technology at the present time, which has been imposed by virtue of the current circumstances.