Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh  Concludes a Visit to Belgium [Archives:2001/11/Front Page]

March 12 2001

Brigadier General Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, eldest son of the president and Commander of the Republican Guard, returned from his visit to Belgium that started on Tuesday March 6. During the visit, he made extensive contacts with several high-ranking Belgian military and NATO officials.
Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh discussed with the Assistant General Secretary of NATO in the organization’s headquarters in Brussels, ways of enhancing bilateral relations in various fields.
The official talks held with the Belgian Minister of Defense, Flahaut Andre, concentrating on bilateral military cooperation, while giving much attention to security and stability issues.
The Belgian Minister of Defense is expected to arrive in Sanaa on an official visit to Yemen on the 25th of March to hold talks with a number of Yemeni officials, including his counterpart, Yemeni Minister of Defense, Brigadier General Mohammed Dhaifallah, and President Ali Abdullah Saleh.