Home | News    Thursday 27 September 2012

S. Sudan: Turkish company to invest in airlines, energy sectors

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

September 26, 2012 (JUBA) - A group of Turkish investors are in Juba, the South Sudan capital to explore trade and investment opportunities within the airline industry, energy and the health sectors of the country’s economy.

JPEG - 26.3 kb
Murat Ersoy, Atasjet airline President (L) and Ronald Ruay Deng, Northern Bahr el Ghazal’s Trade and Investment minister, September 26, 2012 (ST)

The 25-member delegation, led by the President of the Turkish-based Atlasjet airline, Murat Ersoy, was received at Juba International Airport by Ronald Ruay Deng, the Northern Bahr el Ghazal state Minister for Trade, Industry and Investment.

Ersoy, in a brief media address at the airport, said the group was inspired by the huge investment potential in the young nation, adding that investing in the airline industry will commence once a cooperation agreement is reached between the two parties.

“We will look around South Sudan and make any decision on which other sectors could be worth investing in,” said the President of one of Turkish largest airlines.

The move followed a recent trip made to Istanbul, the Turkish capital by a group of South Sudanese, under Kenya Commercial Bank’s (KCB) business club arrangements.

Deng, who was part of the trip to Turkey, told journalists he was impressed by the quick response from the Turkish investors, almost a week after the visit to their country.

“This is a unique moment and we hope some investment opportunities will come out from this visit,” he said, adding, that the delegation will also hold talks with several government officials and the business fraternity.

It however remains unclear how much money the Turkish airline company will inject into South Sudan’s economy, which is heavily dependent on oil revenues to support its annual budget.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 27 September 2012 16:39, by zulu

    South Sudanese. Is this the freedom we have all wanted? to get free and then get enslaved again under the same guys? what airline is turkey specialized on? who makes decisions on south sudan? where is my country going?

    repondre message

  • 27 September 2012 22:24, by SPLA,corrup

    This gays are coming back.

    repondre message

  • 28 September 2012 01:55, by australian

    Great work, South Sudan. How long before you are completely dependent on the Muslim world and your people are forced to convert to get jobs?

    repondre message

  • 28 September 2012 10:10, by gorden

    We think it is so good for us to choose this article.Anybody who has seen it will be so happy that they can get the more knowledge.
    Christian Louboutin Daffodile
    Christian Louboutin Mens

    repondre message

    • 28 September 2012 13:26, by australian

      What are you talking about?

      repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


IGAD: Artificial solution on South Sudan conflict 2015-01-30 19:33:13 By James Gatdet Dak On Thursday, 29th of January, 2015, heads of state and government of the African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), served the warring (...)

Arms transfers to South Sudan ensure a violent future for a people desperate for peace 2015-01-28 14:06:46 By Geoffrey L. Duke Peace advocates around the world were shocked by news of China’s shipment of arms to the Government of South Sudan in June 2014. The shipment reportedly included $38 million (...)

A reading of the Arusha intra-SPLM agreement 2015-01-28 09:39:38 By: Dr Lam Akol On the 21st of January 2015, the three factions of the SPLM (now calling themselves ‘Groups’) inked in Arusha, Tanzania, an agreement dubbed “Agreement on the Reunification of the (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Sudan’s Security Services raid and order closure of Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Centre 2015-01-24 03:41:41 African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (23 January 2015) At 11am on 18 January, the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of Omdurman, Khartoum state, raided the Mahmoud (...)

Women groups announce their support for Sudan Call 2015-01-17 08:34:07 Position Statement from the Women’s Political Forces and Civil Society organizations and Groups on the Sudan Call To the People of Sudan We, the undersigned women, are fully motivated by our (...)

Norway grants US $1.9 million for humanitarian needs in Darfur 2014-12-16 06:47:08 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - KHARTOUM Norway helps provide nutritious food to malnourished families in Sudan 14 December 2014 KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2015 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.