Shadia Basheri – Elham Al Shaher
Khartoum – Embassy of India, Khartoum is pleased to inform that the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, is sponsoring a special training programme for 46 young Sudanese diplomats at Foreign Service Institute (FSI), New Delhi from February 25-March 09, 2019. It will be the second such special customized course for the Sudanese Diplomats. Sudanese diplomats regularly attend the regular courses at FSI for foreign diplomats called Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats (PCFD).
To bid farewell to these young Sudanese Diplomats travelling to India, H.E Mr. Ravindra P. Jaiswal, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Sudan organized a farewell reception at his residence on February 19, 2019, which was also attended by H.E. Ambassador Suliman Abdultwab, Director of the Training Center Department and H.E. Ambassador Ibrahim Elshikh, Director of the Immunities & Privileges Department and Mr. Mohammed Ali, Deputy Director of the Asia Department at Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Sudan (MOFA).
These young Sudanese diplomats, on arrival at New Delhi on February 24, 2019, will be hosted by Dean, FSI (Under Secretary equivalent in MOFA) with welcome and valedictory functions before and after the commencement of the training course from February 25 – March 09, 2019 and where they will also be handed over certificates. During the training course, the young diplomats will be visiting various important touristic, cultural and heritage sites in India including Agra and Delhi.
The participation of the Sudanese Diplomats in this course indicates deep-routed, friendly and historical relations between India and Sudan, and also Government of India’s commitment to helping Sudanese brothers and sisters in their growth and development through sharing India’s experiences, expertise and recourses wherever possible. Based on these tenets, India has kept capacity building in all spheres as the main tool to enhance India’s engagement with Sudan.