The Second Sudan International Mining Forum and Exhibition convened at Khartoum during the period 27-30 March 2017. The opening session at the Friendship Hall was honored by HE the First Vice President/National Prime Minister, 1st Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih who addressed the session.
The Minister for Minerals and Forum Sponsor, Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed Sadiq Al Karori , a number of parliamentarians headed by Dr. Badria Sulieman, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, a number of ministers, State ministers and undersecretaries also attended the session. In addition, there was a large presence of ambassadors and representatives of missions and diplomatic cords, international and regional organizations, experts, university teachers, media people besides representatives of foreign and local companies participating in the exhibition.
The opening session was also addressed by the Head of the High Committee for the Forum, Dr. Mohamed Abu Fatma Abdalla, Director General of Public Authority for Geological Research, and the Director General of the organizing company, Sharif Abdel Hai. Also the ambassadors of UK and Russia addressed the opening session. The session was attended by more than 1,200 participants. an exhibition associated the forum where around 65 international and local companies participated and was inaugurated by the First Vice President/National Prime Minister. The Forum continued for three days where the participants gave the juice of their thoughts, experience and fruitful trials in the field of mining.