Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Mohamed Osman Al-Rikabi briefed the World Bank (WB) resident Representative and the Bank economic team on economic reforms being implemented by Sudan. The Minister said the WB team came to acquaint with economic reforms being carried out by the Government of Sudan in order to provide technical support and type of support that could be provided to the government. He pointed out during meeting with the WB resident representative , Adama Coulibaly and the visiting economic team of the bank in presence of State Minister at Ministry of Finance , Magdi Hassan Yassin and Undersecretary of Planning at the Ministry, Abdalla Ibrahim that advanced steps have been made in arrangements for working out strategy on combatting poverty . The WB Representative, for his part, indicated to WB resolve to increase members of its mission operating in Sudan , disclosing that technical assistance would be provided to Sudan to confront economic challenges , especially in fields of public finance management , financial systems, and economic planning. The meeting also discussed development of private sector to contribute to economic boom and development in the long-term and to increase export as well .