Arab finance ministers meet in Dhabi [Archives:2003/633/Local News]

April 27 2003

Mohammed Al-Masani
The Yemeni delegation presided by the Mr. Alawi Saleh Assalami, the finance minister, and a host of Yemeni officials represented different Yemeni institutions attended the Arab Monetary Institutions meetings for the Arab finance and commerce ministries held in Dhabi on April 23.
The meeting was attended by Arab Monetary Fund governors for social and economic development, the Arab Bank council, Arab shareholders corporation for agriculture and investment development.
Last year annual reports were discussed and reviewed along with concentrating on the coming fiscal year. The Yemeni delegation in its joint meeting with the Arab counterparts reviewed the policy of integrating foreign trade within the development programs and plans in the Arab countries.
It is expected that three sessions are to be held during the joint Arab meeting which is to be sponsored by the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashed Aal Maktoom, the Dhabi Deputy Ruler, and the UAE finance minister.
Those sessions will focus on reviewing international and regional issues in the context of the Arab capability of building trade and development.