South Sudan opens its doors to UAE investors
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has asked the United Arab Emirates tycoons to invest in the world’s youngest country.
Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Presidential Affairs, said Kiir issued this offer at his meeting with his United Arab Emirate colleague, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan in Doha last week.
“The President’s visit (to the United Arab Emirates) is to encourage more investors to come to the Republic of South Sudan and I believe it is a fantastic signal,” Dr. Marial told the media at Juba International Airport on Saturday upon returning from the United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Marial stated more investors from the United Arab Emirates wish to Invest in South Sudan.
“The promotion of investment notably from the United Arab Emirates and other Middle East nations, there was a lot of interest during the exhibition Expo 2020 in which over 160 participated and South Sudan received more than other any other country,” he added.
He said President Kiir and his United Arab Emirate counterpart, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan, reviewed a variety of matters connected to bilateral ties between the two nations.
He asked the United Arab Emirates to help South Sudan in development, peace, and security
“The peace is being established and there will be stability. This nation will now begin on the development,” he remarked.