Aden looking for European help [Archives:2004/707/Local News]

January 29 2004

Ridhwan Al-Saqqaf
Linking Yemen to the EU, namely getting EU support for the Free Zone in Aden, was the subject of a meeting Jan. 24 in Aden.
The meeting also touched upon the arrangements pertaining to the project of reorganization of the Free Zone in Aden, to be implemented within the framework of support from the European Group over the next two years.
Officials in the meeting included Yahya Al-Shaibi, Aden Governor and Knome Kleher, Free Zones Chief Expert at the International Level, along with by Tony B. R. Stowl an international specialist in Free Zones and the Chief European Assistance Project Consultant at the General Authority of Free Zones.
The Aden Governor also met AbdulAziz Mohammed Al-Tarib, regional president of the European Group for Marketing and Development in Arab Countries.
Investment in Aden was discussed, as was the procedures necessary to hold a seminar on the margin of Aden Marketing Week, to prepare studies and projects for marketing to Arab and European investors.
They also discussed holding a workshop in the field of human resources during the last term of current year for the management of the governorate, in coordination with The Arab Group for Administrative Development.