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Sudan to provide Darfur with 10,000 tons of sorghum

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KHARTOUM (18 May.) - Member of the Sudanese parliament for Sheiria locality in East Darfur State, Abdel Jabbar Abdallah, announced on Thursday that the Presidency has agreed to send 10,000 tons of sorghum from Sudan’s strategic reserves to East and South Darfur.

The grains will be transported by railway. It will contribute to solve the food gap in both states, and consequently decrease the soaring sorghum prices.

Abdel Jabbar said that the Presidency had directed the Zakat Chamber (Islamic alms) and the Humanitarian Aid Commission to send ten thousand tons of sorghum, free of charge, to be distributed to areas affected by shortage of grains in East and South Darfur.