December 3, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance minister Ali Mahmood on Monday denied any intention to further cut fuel subsidies next year and ruled out the possibility of increasing wages despite intense pressure by the labor union. Following today’s cabinet meeting headed by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir that approved the 2013 draft budget, Mahmood asserted that the government cannot afford bumping wages while maintaining fuel subsidies. "If we increased wages, this would require (...)
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