Speakers: British Ambassador, Michael Aron and 6 members from the US Sudan Business Council
The US Government eased sanctions against Sudan earlier this year in a first step towards normalising relations. In return, Sudan will improve access for aid groups, stop supporting rebels in neighbouring South Sudan, cease the bombing of insurgent territory and cooperate with intelligence agents.
This is creating a new enthusiasm in Sudan and a more positive conversation is now possible between Sudanese and major international businesses. Chevron and GE are two recent arrivals in Khartoum.
To build on this and to ensure UK continues to be a key participant in discussions - British Ambassador, Michael Aron, will lead a Sudanese delegation of the following six members from the US Sudan Business Council to London in March.
1. Ahmed Abdellatif. President – CTC Group
CTC Group is a Sudanese private limited group of companies, established in 1956, who hold a number of world leading multinational companies with a focus on Agriculture, Technology, Industry, Finance, Engineering and Trade.
2. Wail Elnefeidi. CEO – Elenefeidi Group Automotive Division
Elnefeidi Group is a privately-owned family business established in 1934 that has grown into one of the most diversified privately owned group of companies in Sudan. With extensive range of business portfolio now operating in Agriculture, Automotive, Commercial, Food, Logistics, Mining & Real Estate sectors.
3. Anis G Haggar. Chairman – Haggar Group
Haggar DMCC is an Africa-focused family investment vehicle with investments in a range of sectors including fast moving consumer goods, consumer appliances, telecommunications, financial services, real estate, agriculture, healthcare and oil services
4. Anthony A Haggar. CEO – Haggar Group
5. Dr. Hania Morsi Fadl OBE Founder & CEO – Khartoum Breast Care Centre
The Khartoum Breast Care Centre (KBCC) is a non-profit, privately funded organization opened in October 2010. Its highly dedicated and qualified physicians has managed to establish an elite standard for specialized medical services in Sudan.
6. Hassan Abdelhalim. ARAAK Group
Araak is one of the largest and most successful commercial group of companies operating in Sudan employing over 2500 people. Established in the 1960s, Araak has grown and become a leader in Sudan’s Industrial, Food, Engineering and Construction Industries.
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