Saudi Arabia donated $40 million for Roseiris Dam project

January 2, 2013

The Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Saudi Fund for Development Yousef Al-Bassam announced yesterday in Khartoum, Sudan that the fund has contributed SR 150 million ($40 million) to finance Roseiris Dam Heightening Project on the Blue Nile near the Ethiopian border.  Following the inaugural ceremony of the heightening of the dam, Al-Bassam commended the project, as it will yield fruitful agricultural development for Sudan and that the Kingdom will continue to cooperate with Sudan, in the framework of cementing Pan-Arab integration.