On Thursday, the Central Bank of Sudan issued a press release regarding the transfers received through the Western Union system, in which it confirmed that these services are available to the public through multiple outlets, and the statement specified the locations of those outlets as well as clarifying the working days and hours.
The Central Bank also expressed its thanks in its statement to the public dealing with exchange rate reform policies to achieve its objectives, and affirmed its keenness to activate all available channels in the banking system to receive foreign exchange inflows.
The following is the text of the statement (SUNA): –
In order to save time, effort and facilitate the public dealing with Western Union services, the Central Bank of Sudan confirms that these services are available to the public through multiple outlets, where any beneficiary can receive a transfer from them only, he must bring the transfer number known as (Money Transfer Control Number -MTCN) And go directly to any of the available outlets in the following banks or ATMs:
1- Bank of Khartoum, number 25 branches, namely: –
A- Khartoum City: Al-Gomhoria Street Branch / Riyadh Branch Al-Mashtal Street Al-Khartoum / Al-Waha Mall Branch Khartoum / Afra Mall Branch / Al-Amarat Branch 15 Street / Al-Sajana Branch / Al-Kalakla Al-Lafah Branch.
B- Khartoum North: Municipality Street Branch Bahri / Bahri Branch – Martyr Matar Street (formerly rescue) / Bahri Industrial Zone Branch.
C- Omdurman City: Al Mawrada Street Branch / Libya Market Branch / Omdurman Market Branch.
D- The branches in the states: Civil Branch / Atbara Branch / Port Sudan Branch / Kassala Branch / Kosti Branch / Al Hasahisa Branch / Singa Branch / Gadarif Branch / Merowe Branch / Wadi Halfa Branch / Dongola Branch / Al Barqeq Branch.
We note that all of these branches operate during all working days from 8:00 in the morning until 2:30 in the afternoon, in addition to Saturday from 11 in the morning until 4:30 in the evening.
2- Blue Nile Mashreq Bank has 3 branches:
Khartoum – Al-Sajana branch
Aderman – Libya Market Branch
– Khartoum Bahri – Bahri branch
We note that all of these branches operate during all working days from 8:00 in the morning until 2:30 in the afternoon, in addition to Saturday from 10 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon.
3- As of next week, Al-Thiqa Islamic Bank will open windows to provide Western Union transfers through all its 28 branches in the capital and states.
4- Meg Exchange Company with 20 branches:
A-Khartoum City: Al-Baladiya Street Branch / Al-Amarat Branch, 15th Street / Afra Mall Branch / Al-Waha Mall Branch. / Al-Gomhoria Street Branch / Land Port Branch / Al-Kalakla Al-Lafa Branch.
B- Khartoum North City: Saad Qashra Market Branch / Hellet Coco Branch.
C- Omdurman City: Al Mawrada Street Branch / Souk Libya Branch / Al-Shanqeeti Street Branch.
D- State branches: Civil Branch / Damazin Branch / Kassala Branch / Al-Abyad Branch / Dongola Branch / Atbara Branch / Port Sudan Branch / Kosti Branch.
5- Al-Ansari Exchange: It provides Western Union services as well as Cash Express services through its branch in Khartoum, Al-Baladiah Street. It also provides remittance services for the purpose of receiving cash or depositing it in the accounts of commercial banks, through its correspondent, Al-Ansari Exchange in the United Arab Emirates, which has 192 branches in the United Arab Emirates. .
6- The Sudanese Banks Union Management Committee adopted an initiative announced on March 4, 2021, to address all Sudanese banks and ask them to respond to the efforts made to overcome all difficulties in front of the public to enable it to receive its transfers through banks as soon as possible by allocating a number of its branches to work during the evening periods and in Holidays, only to receive the public’s foreign exchange sales and transfers, excluding other banking activities
In conclusion, the Central Bank of Sudan would like to thank the public of dealers for their interaction with the exchange rate reform policies to achieve its objectives, and affirms its keenness to activate all available channels in the banking system to receive foreign exchange inflows.
Khartoum 4-3-2021 (SUNA)