Distributed by Yemen TimesGuide on Yemeni banks issued [Archives:2003/668/Local News]

September 15 2003

Sanaa, Sept 13 – Al-Nukhba for Public Affairs and Publishing has recently released the Yemeni Banking Guide 2003, which was distributed by Yemen Times and sponsored by Yemen Times and the Yemen Banks Association.
The guide has been rated by many as so far one of the best banking guides published in the country. The guide includes accurate and significant information about most of the banks in Yemen.
Dr. Fuad Shaker, the General Secretary of Arab Banks Union, and Mr. Ahmed Al-Khawai, the Head of the Yemeni banks Association have introduced the guide to the readers and Mr. Yaser al-Mayasi, a Yemen Times journalist, has edited it.
The guide aims at having the public become acquainted with the bank services offered in Yemen. Its objective is to inform the readers about the pace of technological and service-oriented growth of banks operating in the country.
The guide contains four main chapters about the Yemeni Central Bank, governmental banks, private commercial banks, and Islamic banks and foreign banks operating in Yemen.
The guide also includes some financial studies and statistics related to the banking field. Besides the information it includes on how banks operate in Yemen, the guide also provides information about general and Islamic banking laws.
Part of the guide was written in English, while the rest is in Arabic language.