The Permanent Representative of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Ian McDonald Liburd, signed a joint communiqué to establish diplomatic relations as well as a Visa Waiver Agreement with the Chargé d’Affaires of The Republic of The Sudan, Mr. Ammar M.M. Mohammed. The two discussed areas of mutual corporation, natural resources citizenship by investment , transport and a greater African/CARICOM partnership.Both agreements were signed in a brief ceremony in New York, the first agreement expressed the desire of the Governments of St. Kitts and Nevis and Sudan to promote the ties of friendship between their two countries, and seek to promote economic and cultural links. The second agreement signed would grant visa-free access for a period not exceeding 90 days for holders of diplomatic, official, ordinary passports between the two countries. Sudan is a northeastern African country bordered by Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Eritrea and the Red Sea. Its official languages are Arabic and English. Sudan was the largest African country until the secession of South Sudan representing more than 8% of the African continent and almost 2% of the world’s land area and now has a population of 43,976,000. This signing with The Sudan and St. Kitts and Nevis brings the number of countries that our nationals can access visa free or visa upon arrival to 162.