26 SEPTEMBER: Sanaa weekly, 18-6-98. [Archives:1998/25/Press Review]

June 22 1998

(Yemen Armed Forces)   Main Headline:
1- The President receives messages from the Iraqi and Ethiopian presidents. He stresses Yemen’s support for the efforts to lift sanctions off Iraq.
2- The President meets French business delegation, representing top French companies and businesses wishing to invest in Yemen.
3- Council of Ministers ratifies draft resolution submitted by the Ministry of Transport to privatize cargo loading and unloading services at the port of Aden.
4- The President receives an invitation to visit Canada.
5- Saudi officials: We look forward to stronger ties between our two brotherly countries.
6- The Minister of Defense decorates the Jordanian Military Attach the Medal of Duty, granted by President Saleh.
7- In a press conference in Sanaa, Iraqi vice-president: “There is a marked improvement in Arab stance towards Iraq.”
8- Spain provides $32 million to fund electricity projects in Sanaa and Ibb.
9- Egypt supports the development of the Measures and Standards Organization in Yemen.
10- Government to Attend Promptly to Demands of Sanaa and Aden Universities Teachers Syndicates.