By Mohammed Amin

KHARTOUM, Sudan

Sudan Minister of Finance Ibrahim Elbadawi announced Friday that the Cabinet decided to lift subsidies on fuel products gradually.

Addressing a news conference after the Cabinet meeting Friday, Elbadawi said the full lifting of the subsidies would be scheduled by a ministerial committee but subsidies on bread and medicine would remain.

“After long discussions, the Council of Ministers has decided to adopt the gradual lifting of the subsidies of the fuel products in order to allocate more revenues for the increase of production and productivity” he said.

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