Closer Yemeni-British [Archives:1997/39/Front Page]

September 29 1997

Links The Duke Has Arrived The Duke of Gloucester – the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II – has arrived in Sana’a on Sunday 28th September, heading a week long trade mission. The mission includes 29 leading UK businessmen from the British Consultancy Bureau (BCB) and the Middle East Association (MEA). Throughout their visit, they will be available to discuss many areas of potential development including Yemen’s infrastructure, health care system and its natural resources including fisheries. A centerpiece of the visit will be a seminar hosted by the BCB on Tuesday 30th September, focusing on privatization and its potential benefits to the Yemeni economy. The mission will visit Taiz and Aden, meeting the Governors and business community in each city.