A word to all Arab and Foreign Delegations joining us for our unity celebration TIME FOR ARAB SOLIDARITY [Archives:2000/20/Front Page]

May 15 2000

Exactly one week is left before all Yemen’s honorable guests would be celebrating with us the 10th anniversary of Yemen’s greatest achievement so far, unification on the 22nd of May 2000.
Tens of confirmations to attend the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Yemeni unity have been received during the last few weeks. Despite the refusal of the authorities to declare the confirmed leaders, the list of leaders expected to attend are:
1- His Highness Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz
2- Emir of Qatar, Prince Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani
3- His Majesty King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein, King of Jordan
4- H.E. Yasser Arafat, President of the National Palestinian Authority
5- H.E. Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan
6- H. E. President of Algeria, Abdulaziz Butafliqa
7- Mostafa Kamal Helmi, head of the Shura Council, Egypt
8- Iraqi Vice President, Taha Yassin Ramadhan
9- Bahraini Prime Minister, Salman Al Khalifa
In addition, Prime Ministers of Latin American, European and Asian countries who will also participate in the grand ceremony. The celebrations are scheduled to take place mainly in Sana’a and will last for two days. There are massive preparations to launch an elaborate display of firework, and various shows of the military, students, etc.