DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN SULLIVAN REMARKS ON HUMAN RIGHTS/RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN SUDAN NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Asalaam Alaikam [ah-Suh-LAHM-ah-LAY-kuhm].  I am honored to join all of you here today. I would like to first thank the leaders of the Al-Neelain [al NEE-len] Mosque for hosting us today and for their gracious hospitality. Many people from different faiths, backgrounds, and cultures have joined us here today to talk about the important work ...
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Sanctions Revoked Following Sustained Positive Action by the Government of Sudan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT October 6, 2017 Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s sustained positive actions to maintain a cessation of ...
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2017 EID AL-FITR Message from Secretary Rex Tillerson

Dear Sudanese people: On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I convey our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends around the world. This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan, a holy month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity. On Eid al-Fitr, Muslims in the United States and around ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON ON THE OCCASION OF RAMADAN

On behalf of the US State Department, I hope and Rinda Muslims around the world Ramadan Mubarak and Mhie peace. Ramadan is the month of dignity, generosity and self-reflection. More importantly, it is a time of family and friends meeting and giving charity to the less fortunate people. This reminds us all of the month ...
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CDA Koutsis Remarks at the Sudan Banking Conference (As Prepared)

Remarks U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis (As Prepared) at the Sudan Economic Forum Thursday, May 25, 2017 Sudanese Bankers Union, Jamhoria St., Khartoum, Sudan Undersecretary El Naim of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Undersecretary Holi of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Excellencies, Distinguished officials, Members of the Diplomatic community, Ladies and Gentlemen: It ...
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United States Supports World Food Programme Operations in Sudan

5 May 2016 Khartoum – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a significant in-kind food contribution, 47,500 metric tons of sorghum, from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Valued at approximately US$ 37 million, this in-kind food contribution will be used to support WFP’s operations in Sudan.The United States Embassy ...
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Ambassadors of Jazz

2016’s International Jazz Day concert April 30 will be broadcast live from the White House. In support we present White House Music, an extensive look at legendary musicians who have performed there during the Obama years. Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé, B.B. King, Mick Jagger, many more.  Includes a link to full-length videos of White House concerts. See ...
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United States Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2015 Khartoum, Sudan – On July 26, the United States celebrated the 25th anniversary of passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination based on physical or mental disability in all areas of public life and promotes accessibility to jobs, schools, transportation, and places open to the general public. The ...
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“Let Girls Learn”

“Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone.” First lady Michelle Obama met with pupils and teachers at London’s Mulberry School for Girls. During her June 16 visit to London, first lady Michelle Obama ( https://share.america.gov/five-little-known-facts-about-michelle-obama/ ) announced that the United States and the United Kingdom are launching new partnerships worth nearly $200 million to support education for adolescent ...
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Expanding Avenues to the Internet for Sudanese User

By Ambassador Jerry Lanier, the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy in Sudan – February 17, 2015 On February 17, my government announced that, effective February 18, Sudanese sanctions regulations are amended to authorize the exportation and re-exportation to Sudan of certain personal communications hardware and software, as well as related services from the ...
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