Agreement to support elementary education development program [Archives:2004/756/Local News]

July 19 2004

Tuesday, July 13, Paris- An agreement was signed at the conclusion of the talks between Yemen and various development partners.
The US$120 million agreement consists of US$65 million as a loan from the International Development Agency (IDA), US$48 million in donations from the Dutch and British governments and the remaining UD$7 million to be met by the Yemeni government.
The agreement aims at supporting the elementary education development program through increasing the number of enrolled students, especially females, and building the corporation structure of the Ministry of Education.