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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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He stated that Sawakin area should be linked with Port Sudan port, and capital Khartoum, referring to tourist history of the area which was a center drawing pilgrims from all countries of the region.
Taj al-Sir disclosed that a ship by the name of al-Marzouka recently left the Red Sea port of Sawakin carrying more than 9,000 heads of sheep and goats to Saudi Arabia.
Al-Jareeda: -Dozens of Hajs stranded in Sawakin due to non-arrival of their passports.
He affirmed government plans to establish six free trade zones during this year including one south of the city of Sawakin on the Red Sea coast and another one on the borders with Eritrea.
24 (SUNA) - President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has inaugurated a number of economic and service projects at Sawakin Locality in the Red Sea State during his current visit to the state, which began Wednesday.
He revealed that military reinforcements in Port Sudan and Sawakin, two towns in eastern Sudan, were being increased and that a review of military measures in the region was underway.
9 (SUNA) - Efforts of the committee in charge of transportation of the Sudanese expatriates stranded in Osman Digna harbor in Sawakin town, the Red Sea State, are continuing to transport them to Jeddah Port in coordination with the concerned authorities and according to the priorities set by the committee.
Not only just that, but the NCP has given a green light for the Egyptians to take the Sudanese sea port of Sawakin if Sudan is dismantled as its apparent now.
He explained that the Turkish navy action group is an Anti-piracy group and contributes in keeping maritime security of the Indian ocean, adding that there would joint program with the visiting Turkish group estimated of 700 personnel, referring that the program would include military and health training and culture program in Sawakin city, meanwhile, the Turkish warships would open doors for general visits according to specific program.
Il a explique que le groupe d'action des forces navales Turques est un groupe anti-piratage et contribue a maintenir la securite maritime de l'ocean Indien, en ajoutant qu'il y aurait un programme conjoint avec le groupe Turc d'environ de 700 personnes, en soulignant que le programme comprendrait la formation militaire et sanitaire et de programme culturel dans la ville Sawakin.
Tajel-Sir Al-Sheikh said, in statement to SUNA, that the Ship (Al-Marzouga) navigated Sunday from Sawakin Port carrying 9,000 heads of sheep and goats to Saudi Arabia, revealin that Sudan exports of animal resources totaled 1,200,000 heads sinace January 1 up to now, describing that as a leap which can greatly contribute to the increase of national income.
The delegation met with the Director General of Sea Ports Corporation, Jalal Shillia, and discussed with the procedures of the loan provided by the company for establishment of new containers, the new passengers' terminal at Osman Digna Port in Sawakin and completion of the second phase of the storage sites in the southern part of Port-Sudan harbour.