Sudan investigates the pollution of the White Nile water

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The Sudanese authorities are investigating the nature and sources of pollution of the White Nile, a tributary of the Nile, according to the newspaper "Al-Sudani" on Monday.


The newspaper stated that the Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Resources, headed by Secretary-General Rashid Makki, formed a specialized technical committee to study and investigate the facts about the nature and sources of pollution inflicted on the White Nile water due to the drainage of wastewater in the region of Al-Dabbasin major.

In a media enlightenment, Makki said that the specialized committee that was formed visited the site and took samples from several sites around the place of pollution to conduct scientific tests until the degree of pollution, its nature and its sources were measured.

The committee includes the Council's oversight department in cooperation with the Supreme Council for the Environment and Urban Promotion in the state of Khartoum and a number of experts and specialists.