Birmingham Seeks to Expand Commercial Relations with Yemen [Archives:1998/07/Local News]

February 16 1998

A delegation of members of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce & Industry arrived in Aden on Saturday February 14. Mr. D Chambers is leading the 12 man mission. A number of British companies are represented by the delegation. The aim of the mission is to expand commercial relations with Yemen. This is the first of a number of British Trade Missions to Yemen planned for 1998. Future missions include a Tourism Mission (March 1-5) and the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce & Industry Mission (April 24-30). The Birmingham Mission has met members of the Aden Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Saturday, February 14 at the Aden Chamber. They traveled to Taiz on Sunday, February 15 and met members of the Taiz Chamber of Commerce & Industry. They will return to Aden on Monday, February 16.