The first official visit of President of Belarus to Sudan has started. The day before the country's president Omar al-Bashir met Alexander Lukashenko personally at the airport, which was a rare diplomatic practice and a sign of special respect. Today, the presidents are to hold talks. First, the politicians will discuss the agenda one-on-one, and then they will be joined by the delegation members. It is planned that in addition to talks with Omar al-Bashir, Alexander Lukashenko will meet with Chairman of the National Assembly of Sudan and vice-president of the country. Also today a business forum kicks off in Khartoum.