Sennar


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Sennar

(ˈsɛnɑː; sɛˈnɑː)
n
1. (Placename) a region of the E Sudan, between the White Nile and the Blue Nile: a kingdom from the 16th to 19th centuries
2. (Placename) a town in this region, on the Blue Nile: the nearby Sennar Dam (1925) supplies irrigation water to Gezira. Pop: 135 000 (2005 est)
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11(SUNA)-Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has underscored importance of Al-Butana Forum which brings together seven states, Al-Gadarif, Kassala, Nehral-Neil, Gezira , Sennar and Red Sea .
According to the Sudanese-Ethiopian parties, the patrol of the joint force comes in implementation of the outcome of the recent meeting held in Amhara region which recommended the formation of a joint force at borders between Sudan's Sennar state and Ethiopia's Amhara region.
Badawi noted that Islamic Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ISESCO) have chosen the Sudanese city of Sennar to be the Islamic cultural capital for year 2017, following Kuwait for the current year.
On Monday, $5 million grant agreement was signed between the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to improve public finance management at the state level in Sudan in four states including the Red Sea, the River Nile, Sennar and North Kordofan.
The incident dates back to March 2015 when Mahmoud was at one of the public markets in the state of Sennar.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian parliamentarians are writing a letter to President Hassan Rouhani to voice their protest at a recent decision by the Islamic, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IESCO) to change the cultural capital of the Islamic civilization from Isfahan city to the Sudanese city of Sennar, a lawmaker disclosed.
These include Malik Agar and Yassir Arman," said Al-Tigani Hassan, a lawyer who was present for the verdict in Singa town, the capital of Sennar state.
The state-owned Sudanese Sugar Co is looking for partners in its Guneid, Halfa, Sennar and Assalaya plants, its director Bakr Mahjub told SUNA on Saturday, adding that the state would not completely withdraw from the firm.
Le president Omar el-Bechir a declare l'etat d'urgence dans les Etats du Kordofan-Sud, du Nil Blanc et de Sennar, a la frontiere avec le Soudan du Sud, a indique SUNA.
Hassan told reporters that Sudan 's current production of oil reaches 500 thousand barrels per day and exploration is going on in box 8 at Sennar State and exploration will also start in Red Sea early next year.
At the turn of the 20th century Sir William Garstin, adviser to the Egyptian Ministry of Works, proposed the construction of a dam on the Blue Nile at Sennar.
Sixth semester male medical student, Sennar University, 2001).