Sudan: Central Darfur Pushes for Banks, Investments

Jul 05, 2017 | Radio Dabanga (Amsterdam); All Africa

Central Darfur wants to roll-out a banking system in the state and pledged to the Commercial Banks Group to remove obstacles and fears that prevent the spread of the system.

Yesterday, Governor Jafar Abdelhakam Ishag asked in a meeting with the Commercial Banks Group in Zalingei to speed-up the opening of its branches in the localities Um Dukhun, Bindisi, Wadi Saleh, Azum, Nierteti, and Golo. Ishag asked the group to employ the funds that are stored outside of the banking system, and provide them to finance facilities, where people there may be encouraged to produce and raise funding. The governor also directed the Microfinance Institution to open offices and increase their coverage in Central Darfur in all localities. Read more on All Africa. Source: All Africa