Middle East Economic Survey


No 31



Sudan Airways To Be Privatized, Says Minister

Sudan is to privatize its ailing national air carrier, Sudan Airways, and invite foreign investors to buy shares in the new company, Finance Minister al-Zubair Ahmad Hasan has said. According to a report in the official Al Anbaa newspaper carried by AFP on 21 July, all the 2,000 staff at the airline would be laid off, including 800 administrative employees, 150 drivers and 53...