Special Agricultural Investment Agreement between Syria and Sudan. | Land Portal

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This Agreement consists of 14 articles and it shall be subject to the provisions of Reciprocal Encouragement and Protection of Investment between the two Parts (art. 1). The Government of Sudan shall grant to the Government of Syria a land for exploitation located in Abu Quta-Province Alhsahisa situated in the State of Aljazeera with an area of 30,000 Faddan without any restriction rights (art. 2). The exploitation of the aforementioned land shall be valid for 50 years (art. 3). The Government of Sudan shall allow the Syrian Government to exploit the land for agricultural, animal and agricultural processing purposes (art. 4). The Government of Sudan shall provide the necessary quantity of water from the White Nile River (art. 5). The Syrian Part shall guarantee the environment protection according to the international standards as well as allocate 5 percent of the area for forest trees including the wind barriers according to Sudan Laws (art. 6). In case of discovering precious minerals, precious stones, petroleum, etc. the Government of Sudan has the right to exploit and to benefit of them (art. 7). The Government of Syria shall guarantee the irrigation of 10,000 Faddan outside the allocated area art. 8).

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