Qatar plans up to $2bn investment in Sudan for bonds and resources-continued

March 08, 2012--Qatar has announced plans to invest up to $2bn in Sudan, including purchase of government bonds, the Associated Press has reported.
In addition to buying Sudanese bonds, Qatar is also considering investing in the country’s mining, oil and agriculture sectors.

Source: AME Info


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