St Kitts and Nevis: Permanent Representative of St Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations – Ian Liburd and Chargé d’Affaires of The Republic of Sudan – Mr Ammar M.M. Mohammed, to sign a joint communiqué to establish diplomatic relations as well as a Visa Waiver Agreement between both the countries.
According to St Kitts and Nevis’s government, both nations signed the agreements in a brief ceremony on February 24, 2022 (Thursday) at SKN’s New York Mission. The representatives of both countries hoped for the promotion of friendship ties between the countries.
“Both agreements were signed in a ceremony on Thursday, 24th February 2022 at St Kitts and Nevis’ New York mission, expressing the desire of both countries to promote ties of friendship between them,” the government outlined.
The occasion sought the promotion of economic as well as cultural links and granted visa-free access up to 90 days both ways for holders of official, diplomatic, and ordinary passports. In addition to the signings, both discussed areas of cooperation, Natural Resources, Citizenship by Investment, Transport, and greater Africa-CARICOM partnership, the SKN government informed.
Prior to the succession of South Sudan, Sudan was a large northeast African country – representation more than 8 percent of the African continent and around 2 percent of the world’s land area. At present, the Republic of Sudan shares its border with Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Eritrea, and the Red Sea.
After signing a deal with the Republic of Sudan, the total number of countries that can be accessed by our nationals visa-free or visa upon arrival has reached up to 162 out of the total 193 countries.