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Suakin

a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop.: 5511 (latest est.)
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The visit of the Turkish Vice - President to Sawakin town was followed in the same month by visit of the Turkish Defense Minister, Maj.
He referred to the construction of the new Sawakin port to be a model to strengthen relations between the two countries.
Port Sudan, Dhu-AlHijjah 18, 1439, August 29, 2018, SPA -- In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a team of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) delivered here today medical, shelter and food aid to those affected by floods in Tahmbok and Sawakin camps in Sudan's eastern province of the Red Sea.
He also decided to bring the Turks and offering them military base in the Red Sea Port of Sawakin to irritate and provoke both the Saudis and Egyptians as they have no illusion of the fact that the Turkish government is a mere symbolic representation of International Muslim Brotherhood and it's both strategic threat to Saudi Arabia and Egypt as well.
The gray-skinned Sawakin, named after the Red Sea port in Sudan, is another popular breed in the Kingdom after the local breeds.
Khartoum, May 28 (SUNA) - The Animal Resources Ministry, revealed that the stoppage of fans and bad air ventilation at floors in the Ship (Marzouq ki) was behind coming back of the shipment and death of a number of sheep, according to report of Sawakin Veterinary Quarantine Committee and relevant authorities.
The Sudan Media Center, a website closely linked to the country's intelligence circles, quoted a well-informed security source as saying the illegal migrants confessed that the smuggling operation is carried out by several people belonging to one of Eastern Sudan's tribes at Al-Shagar area in the sea port of Sawakin, saying they charge each passenger between 2000 to 9000 Sudanese pounds (SDG) (about $150-$640).
Sawakin is a port city in Sudan from where these sheep are imported.
Bakri Hassan Salih, was briefed on outcome of visit of Minister of Transport, Roads and Bridges, to State of Qatar and the arrangements pertinent to rehabilitation of Sawakin port.
He said that the illegal migrants confessed that the smuggling operation is carried out by several people belonging to one of Eastern Sudan's tribes at Al-Shagar area in the sea port of Sawakin, saying they charge each passenger between 2000 to 9000 Sudanese pounds (SDG) (about $150-$640).
At the same time, prices of imported goat, like Sawakin reached up to SR 1,000.
The Cabinet, meanwhile , heard statement from Minister of Transport , Engineer Makawi Mohamed Awad about Qatar's desire to invest in Sawakin port according to a thorough study conducted by a number of Sudanese and Qatari technicians.